Meaning of “Brie” in the English Dictionary

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"Brie" in British English

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Brienoun [ U ]

uk /briː/ us /briː/

Examples from literature

  • As-with Brie and with oysters, Camembert should be eaten only in the "R" months, and of these September is the best. 
  • Inside the hard-rind container is a velvety, spicy, aromatic cream, more runny than Brie, so it can be eaten with a spoon, dunked in, or spread on bread. 
  • Juste, as brisk as a squirrel, ran out, and returned with a boy carrying three bottles of Bordeaux, some Brie cheese, and a loaf. 
  • This genuine Brie is a pocket edition, no larger than a Camembert, standing only one inch high and measuring five or six inches across. 

(Definition of “Brie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)