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headcheese

[hed-cheez] /ˈhɛdˌtʃiz/
noun
1.
a seasoned loaf made of the head meat, sometimes including the tongue or brains, of a calf or pig and molded in the natural aspic of the head.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; head + cheese1
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British Dictionary definitions for head cheese

headcheese

/ˈhɛdˌtʃiːz/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a seasoned jellied loaf made from the head and sometimes the feet of a pig or calf Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) brawn
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