Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cheese-pale.

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Examples

  • "What's this, Henchard," said Alderman Tubber, applying his thumb to the corn-factor like a cheese-taster.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Near the base is one of those symmetrically scooped-out hollows which are such a striking peculiarity of the formation here, and which suggest to the irreverent that a cheese-taster of prehistoric dimensions must have been brought to bear upon the rocks when their consistency was about the same as that of fresh gruy√®re.

    Two Summers in Guyenne

  • Henchard, "said Alderman Tubber, applying his thumb to the corn-factor like a cheese-taster.

    The Mayor of Casterbridge

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