noun see smearcase

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • smiercase — /smear kays /, n. smearcase. * * * …   Universalium

  • smiercase — smier•case [[t]ˈsmɪərˌkeɪs[/t]] n. dial. smearcase …   From formal English to slang

  • smiercase — variant of smearcase * * * /smear kays /, n. smearcase …   Useful english dictionary

  • smearcase — also smiercase noun Etymology: modification of German Schmierkäse, from schmieren to smear + Käse cheese Date: 1829 chiefly Midland cottage cheese …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smearcase — /smear kays /, n. Chiefly North Midland U.S. any soft cheese suitable for spreading or eating with a spoon, esp. a sour cottage cheese. Also, smiercase, schmierkase. [1820 30, Amer.; half trans., half adoption of G Schmierkäse, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • smearcase — smear•case or smiercase [[t]ˈsmɪərˌkeɪs[/t]] n. dial. chiefly North Midland U.S. any soft cheese suitable for spreading, esp. a sour cottage cheese • Etymology: 1820–30, amer.; smear+ G Kӓse cheese I …   From formal English to slang

  • smear|case — «SMIHR kays», noun. U.S. Dialect. cottage cheese. Also, smiercase. ╂[< German Schmierkäse < schmieren to smear + Käse cheese] …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”