Definition of headcheese in English:

headcheese

Line breaks: head|cheese
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdtʃiːz
 
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noun

North American term for brawn (sense 2).
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  • In one telling scene, a middle-aged hausfrau pummels a fireman when he finds a stolen headcheese in her purse.
  • My grandpa loved smoked fish and other delicacies, so when he arrived in town we would head to the local fish and seafood store for smoked fish of all imaginable varieties, along with headcheese and other exotic goodies.
  • Such an overwhelming slime pit of sagas would normally infect and ferment your average low budget B-movie, rendering it as unappetizing as moldy headcheese.

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