American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A jellied loaf or sausage made from chopped and boiled parts of the feet, head, and sometimes the tongue and heart of an animal, usually a hog.
- n. alternative spelling of head cheese.
“Ltd., has recalled the headcheese, which was distributed nationally.”
“-0 Reminds me of the Little House in the Big Woods when they boil up the pigs head to make "headcheese".”
“The head of pork does not contain a great deal of meat, but, as the quality of this meat is very good, it is valuable for a number of special dishes, such as headcheese and scrapple.”
“We don't know why headcheese is so dreadful when its individual components are so luscious.”
“If the chef wants to cook sweetbreads, headcheese, or beef cheek, or pair berries with chicken livers, better to present the dish in a modest portion.”
“And I'd send him downstairs to counsel my wife's nutty aunt, who chases social workers away by screaming at them because they bought the wrong potatoes, the wrong headcheese, or the cherries she believed were too sour.”
“This included pig's foot Milanese, warm tripe alla parmigiana, testa (a different type of headcheese) with pickled pears, stuffed lamb's brain pasta, and yes, tongue.”
“Fergus Henderson, the godfather of "nose-to-tail eating," first started serving "variety meats" like brawn (headcheese) and pig's ear salad when he opened his London restaurant, St. John, in 1994.”
“The head, ears, and feet became headcheese (patsa).”
“As I bit in, I felt the warm headcheese, pork and pate coat my teeth.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘headcheese’.
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Cultural realia from Hungary.
I have only included realia that already have an English spelling variant and DID NOT include Hungarian words that would be used in English texts unchang...
everything cheese,expressions like
stiff cheddar,turophile's heaven
a work in progress
Word combinations that make you wince.
You ain't read no English til you read Joyce.
Edible organ meats and leftover parts.
words that make me uncomfortable
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