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

  • Last week the Los Angeles school board was in a noteworthy dither of excitement over a mural which could be seen by anyone who cared to peek under a cheesecloth curtain in the .
  • The wheel is wrapped in cheesecloth and sealed with melted lard or some sort of oil.
  • 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.
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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 ...
    July 3, 2013 - San Antonio Current

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