Wensleydale

noun
Wens·​ley·​dale | \ ˈwenz-lē-ˌdāl How to pronounce Wensleydale (audio) \

Definition of Wensleydale

: a mild white friable cheese of English origin

First Known Use of Wensleydale

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wensleydale

from Wensleydale, valley in North Yorkshire

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The first known use of Wensleydale was in 1896

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Cite this Entry

“Wensleydale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wensleydale. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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