Definitions

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

  • n. A mild, close-textured, pale yellow cheese made from whole or partially skimmed milk.

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  • proper n. A city in the Netherlands.
  • n. A type of cheese.

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

  • n. mild cream-colored Dutch cheese shaped in balls

Etymologies

After Gouda, a city in the western Netherlands.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • I like simple and easy as well as the idea of Gouda cheese!

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  • He knew more, about Danish cheese called Gouda, about Saab cars you could win as prizes that go with magazine subscriptions, about Hans Brinker sticking his finger in the dike.

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  • For example, she has worked with dogs called Gouda, Feta, Munster and Stinky; Bart, Homer, Marge and Lisa; and Pork, Bacon and Sausage.

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  • The Gouda is a labor intensive cheese as the curd needs to be washed several times for 20 minutes.

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  • In the city of Gouda, which is already known for the attacks of muslim youth on bus drivers, ambulance helpers, fire workers and police officers, now 2 Moroccans are arrested because of stoning Dutch girls.

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  • Cheesemakers will often strive to imitate a well-known European cheese such as Gouda or Gheddar, but local conditions and national preferences will soon exert their influences and new types of cheese will emerge to suit local preferences.

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  • [44] The farmers in Manjarabad invariably tack on the word "Gouda" to their names, and it seems to answer for our Mr. [45] The natives imagine that every man's fate is written in invisible characters on his forehead.

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  • They make sure the animals are as comfortable as possible, and employ a dedicated farm staff to treat their "Gouda" cows with respect and TLC.

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  • He noted promising markets for specific products, such as Gouda cheese in Mexico.

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  • We went into a Gouda cheese store - "Gouda" is actually prounced something more like "how-da" with a hebrew sounding guttaral hock at the beginning.

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