head-cheese definition

  • noun:
    • A dish made from portions for the head, or mind and legs, of swine, chop up good, experienced, and squeezed into a cheeselike mass.
    • In cookery, portions associated with mind and legs of swine cut into good pieces, seasoned, and, after being boiled, pressed to the type of a cheese. Also known as brawn.
    • sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped components of the pinnacle animal meat and often foot and tongue of a calf or pig

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