Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of head cheese.

Etymologies

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

[From cheese, something resembling a dairy cheese in shape or consistency.]

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  • See head cheese for some delightful commentary.

    November 13, 2007