Stilton cheese
Stilton cheese Stil"ton cheese", or Stilton Stil"ton, n. A peculiarly flavored unpressed cheese made from milk with cream added; -- so called from the village or parish of Stilton, England, where it was originally made. It is very rich in fat.

Thus, in the outset he was gastronomic; discussed the dinner from the soup to the stilton. --C. Lever. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Stilton (cheese) — or Stilton [stilt′ n] n. [orig. sold at Stilton, village in EC England] a rich, crumbly cheese with veins of blue green mold …   English World dictionary

  • Stilton (cheese) — or Stilton [stilt′ n] n. [orig. sold at Stilton, village in EC England] a rich, crumbly cheese with veins of blue green mold …   English World dictionary

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  • Stilton — cheese Stil ton cheese , or Stilton Stil ton, n. A peculiarly flavored unpressed cheese made from milk with cream added; so called from the village or parish of Stilton, England, where it was originally made. It is very rich in fat. Thus, in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stilton — 1736, cheese made famous by a coaching inn at Stilton (then Hunts., now Cambs.) on the Great North Road from London, the owner being from Belvoir, Leicestershire, where it was made. Since 1969 restricted to cheese made in Leicester, Derby, and… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Stilton — /stil tn/, Trademark. a rich, waxy, white cheese, veined with mold: made principally in England. Also called Stilton cheese. [1730 40; after Stilton, England, where it was first sold] * * * ▪ cheese       classic English blue cheese made from cow …   Universalium

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