Colby

noun
Col·​by | \ ˈkōl-bē How to pronounce Colby (audio) \

Definition of Colby

: a moist mild cheese similar to cheddar

First Known Use of Colby

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Colby

Colby, Wisconsin

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