cheesecloth

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noun cheese·cloth \ -ˌklȯth \

Definition of cheesecloth

:a very lightweight unsized cotton gauze

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Origin and Etymology of cheesecloth

from its use in the making of cheese


CHEESECLOTH Defined for English Language Learners

cheesecloth

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Definition of cheesecloth for English Language Learners

  • : a very thin cotton cloth that is used especially in preparing food


CHEESECLOTH Defined for Kids

cheesecloth

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noun cheese·cloth \ ˈchēz-ˌklȯth \

Definition of cheesecloth for Students

:a thin loosely woven cotton cloth


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