Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cheese- or cider-press.
  • n. [capitalized] One of the natural curiosities of Cornwall, England, which receives its name from a supposed resemblance to the wring or press used in squeezing the liquor from the cheese or alternate layers of pounded apples and straw from which cider is made.

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Examples

  • Upon my carcase, neighbours, if I could only get out of this cheesewring, the damn women might eat the show for me!”

    Far from the Madding Crowd

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