cheesecloth cheesecloth

Definition(s):

  • (n) a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses

Usage(s):

  1. The wheel is wrapped in cheesecloth and sealed with melted lard or some sort of oil.
  2. The son of a practical playwright of fame and success, he has made himself into a worshipper of closet drama, of dancing figures in cheesecloth, of symbolism and of dialect.
  3. Very few ladies in cheesecloth have found their way into Federal buildings since.

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  • Northeastern Chinese Cuisine at Tang Street Introduces a Whole New World

    My German grandmother kept a stoneware crock on her back porch in the fall. Into it she put shredded cabbage from her garden, occasionally some pickling cucumbers, and always salt. The mixture sat beneath a porcelain plate covered with cheesecloth and weighted down with a large, smooth stone. I constantly risked a swat by sneaking out strands before they were ready. I’m pretty sure that a morsel ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: San Antonio Current

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