headcheese

noun head·cheese \ ˈhed-ˌchēz \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of headcheese

: a jellied loaf or sausage made from edible parts of the head, feet, and sometimes the tongue and heart especially of a pig

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First Known Use of headcheese

1831


HEADCHEESE Defined for English Language Learners

headcheese

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Definition of headcheese for English Language Learners

  • : a food made from parts of the head, feet, and sometimes the tongue and heart of a pig


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