Meaning of “cheesecloth” in the English Dictionary

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"cheesecloth" in British English

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cheeseclothnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃiːz.klɒθ/ us /ˈtʃiːz.klɑːθ/

Examples from literature

  • Cover with a cheesecloth and iron while still damp with a not too hot iron. 
  • It was then poured into a cheesecloth and hung up to drain six to eight hours. 
  • Over this dress may be worn a deep girdle of cheesecloth of a solid color. 
  • Pour through a strainer lined with cheesecloth and allow to harden, then cut into pieces. 
  • The screens can be covered with forest-green burlap or cheesecloth. 

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

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