from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mild, yellow Dutch cheese, pressed into balls and usually covered with red wax.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A town in Holland
- proper n. A type of cheese, see Edam cheese
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A mild Dutch pressed cheese of yellow color and fine flavor, made in balls weighing three or four pounds, and usually colored crimson outside; -- so called from the village of Edam, near Amsterdam. Also, cheese of the same type, wherever made.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls encased in a red covering
Described as ‘heaven on toast’ by one reviewer, Redwood’s tasty new ‘cheeses’ include super-melting Cheddar and Mozzarella style slices, as well as blocks in Edam, Gouda and Mozzarella flavours.
"Dost recall Edam's vision of the creatures in the air of Jeos?" he went on, knowing that I would not hinder him.
It's called Edam and Smile. baka-san: Brie glad it's not worse.
Although sharing the same name as a Dutch town, the name Edam refers to the style of cheese rather than the Dutch town.
Later, much later, I learned that "Edam" and "Gouda" are actually two distinct if related cheeses.
"There be none handsomer in this world, no matter what the standard of any other, such as Edam's Jeos.
He'd spear a wedge of Edam with a toothpick as he contemplated his move.
They celebrated the World Cup, if that's the word, by producing flavors corresponding to national teams in the competition: Edam, Garlic Baguette, Haggis, Barbequed Kangaroo, etc.
Ulgen of the political research firm Edam explains.
According to Sinan Ulgen of the political research firm Edam, the result has dealt a major blow to Erdogan's ambitions, namely his desire to take on the role of president.
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