headcheese

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noun head·cheese \ˈhed-ˌchēz\

Definition of headcheese

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

1831

First Known Use of headcheese

1831


HEADCHEESE Defined for English Language Learners

headcheese

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noun head·cheese \ˈhed-ˌchēz\

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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