Wens·​ley·​dale ˈwenz-lē-ˌdāl How to pronounce Wensleydale (audio)
: a mild white friable cheese of English origin

Word History


from Wensleydale, valley in North Yorkshire

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Wensleydale was in 1896

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“Wensleydale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wensleydale. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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