smearcase


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smear·case

 (smîr′kās′)
n. Pennsylvania

[Pennsylvania Dutch Schmierkees, from German Schmierkäse, a kind of spreadable cheese : schmieren, to smear (from Middle High German smirwen, from Old High German) + Käse, cheese (from Middle High German kaese, from Old High German kāsi, from Latin cāseus).]

smearcase

(ˈsmɪəˌkeɪs)
n
(Cookery) a type of cottage cheese, originally popular in Pennsylvania

smear•case

or smier•case

(ˈsmɪərˌkeɪs)

n.
Chiefly North Midland U.S. any soft cheese suitable for spreading, esp. a sour cottage cheese.
[1820–30, Amer.; smear + German Käse cheese1]