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cheese·cloth

 (chēz′klôth′, -klŏth′)
n.
A coarse, loosely woven cotton gauze, originally used for wrapping cheese.

cheesecloth

(ˈtʃiːzˌklɒθ)
n
(Textiles) a loosely woven cotton cloth formerly used only for wrapping cheese

cheese•cloth

(ˈtʃizˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ)

n.
a lightweight cotton gauze of loose, open plain weave.
[1650–60; first used to wrap cheese]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheesecloth - a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses
netting, veiling, gauze - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
Translations

cheesecloth

[ˈtʃiːzklɒθ] Nestopilla f

cheesecloth

[ˈtʃiːzˌklɒθ] ntela indiana, garza
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