colby

colby

[kohl-bee]
noun (often initial capital letter)
a mild, cheddar-type cheese that is softer and more open in texture than standard cheddar.
Also called colby cheese.


Origin:
1940–45; apparently after a proper name

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Colby (ˈkɒlbɪ)
 
n
(NZ) (sometimes not capital) a type of mild-tasting hard cheese

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