cheesecutter


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cheesecutter

(ˈtʃiːzˌkʌtə)
n
1. (Cookery) a board with a wire attached for cutting cheese
2. (Nautical Terms) nautical a keel that may be drawn up into the boat when not in use
3. (Nautical Terms) a nautical peaked cap worn without a badge
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"These memories of Roath had included the day my friend fell off the 'cheesecutter'.
I followed the diagrams and had a bobbin of cotton in one place and a spool secreted beneath Perspex and I threaded the needle with the help of an implement that looked like a very small cheesecutter.
We sat in the kitchen, Bill pulling the cheesecutter slowly and carefully across the yellow slab and laying the paper-thin slices on a plate for me.
Clive said: "We are looking forward to welcoming people to the farm shop to try the special sausage we've created - we're quite proud of it!" e programme of activities includes Cittaslow's "e Big Slow Breakfast" at the Masonic Hall, Mold, a celebration of Clwydian Range Lamb at Loggerheads Country Park, the Cheesecutter Cheese Festival at the Black Lion Inn, Babell, and the Flintshare Open Day at Cilcain.
The only 'adventure' I can remember is my friend falling off something (think it was the long horizontal swing, known as the cheesecutter).
The stage is close to the open-air food court and artists appearing include Mold Town Band, The Cheesecutters, Click22, and 50 Hertz.
In the collection of reminiscences, Cheesecutters and Gymslips: South Africans at Boarding School edited by Robin Malan (2008), the roll-call of teaching nuns is negative, in line with their typical representation in literature.
They're nothing like the real thing - the old "cheesecutters", with a stiff neb and a press stud to hold it in place.
The former Holywell High pupils will be joined by The Cheesecutters, also from Holywell, who are currently bidding for the top spot on Britain's Got Talent.