cheesecloth


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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
References in classic literature ?
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Maggie laid a hand on the bosom of her cheesecloth waist.
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each) plain nonfat yogurt 1/4 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise 1 tablespoon crushed dill weed 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt, if desired Line large strainer with 20" x 18" double thickness piece of cheesecloth; place strainer over large bowl; set aside.
Stir thoroughly, and then pour the mass into a gallon jar, capped with cheesecloth held in place with a mbber band.
* Cheesecloth (muslin type) This is not what is sold in grocery stores as cheesecloth.
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