from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several types of smooth hard cheese varying in flavor from mild to extra sharp.

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  • proper n. a village in Somerset, England famous for its cheese, and also for its gorge, caves and remains of early man found in them
  • proper n. Cheddar cheese

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to, or made at, Cheddar, in England.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made
  • n. hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England


After Cheddar, a village of southwest England.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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