Cheese fly

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(Zool.) a black dipterous insect (Piophila casei) of which the larvæ or maggots, called skippers or hoppers, live in cheese.
- Prior

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flight-training accident, I was shipped, 3-day air (my Wisconsin cheese flies faster via Federal Express), to good old Hines VA Hospital in Maywood (Ill.