Definition of Caerphilly in English:


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Pronunciation: /kɛːˈfɪli
, kɑː-, kə-/


[mass noun]
A kind of mild white cheese, originally made in Caerphilly in Wales.
More example sentences
  • Among the many natural-rind cheeses are English Caerphilly, French Beaufort, Italian Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Spanish Manchego.
  • Stilton or a very mature Cheddar have enough of a tang to be interesting, Caerphilly or Wensleydale slightly less so.
  • So remember, it's 2.8 millimeters for cheddar, 4.5 millimeters for Caerphilly, and 3 millimeters for Blue Stilton.

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