Meaning of “Edam” in the English Dictionary

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"Edam" in English

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Edamnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈiː.dæm/ us /ˈiː.dæm/

Examples from literature

  • Edam when it is good is very, very good, but when it is bad it is horrid. 
  • I haven't yet mastered the niceties of heraldry so I can't properly describe it, but, to me, it looks like a rabbit leaping over an Edam cheese with sprigs of lettuce on either side. 
  • It is often preferred to Edam for size and nutty flavor. 

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