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colby

[kohl-bee] /ˈkoʊl bi/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
a mild, cheddar-type cheese that is softer and more open in texture than standard cheddar.
Also called colby cheese.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; apparently after a proper name
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British Dictionary definitions for colby

Colby

/ˈkɒlbɪ/
noun
1.
(sometimes not capital) (NZ) a type of mild-tasting hard cheese
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