Cheese cloth
cheesecloth cheese"cloth`, Cheese cloth Cheese" cloth`(ch[=e]z" kl[o^]th`; 115). A thin, loosely-woven cotton cloth of a gauze texture, such as is used in pressing cheese curds. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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