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head·cheeseor head cheese (hĕd′chēz′)
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.
[From cheese, something resembling a dairy cheese in shape or consistency.]
(Cookery) US and Canadian a seasoned jellied loaf made from the head and sometimes the feet of a pig or calf. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): brawn
luncheon meat made of the edible parts of the head of a pig or calf and molded in its own aspic.
Not cheese, but more like sausage. It is made by boiling a complete hog’s head until the meat is cooked and starts to fall from the bones. The meat is then ground, seasoned, and chilled.
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|Noun||1.||headcheese - sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig|
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings