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[ap-uh n-zel-er; German ah-puh n-tsel-uhr]
  1. a cow's milk cheese, originally made in the canton of Appenzell in Switzerland.
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Origin of appenzeller

< German, short for Appenzeller Käse Appenzell cheese
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Historical Examples of appenzeller

  • Cartright, Appenzeller, and Wood occupied the other side, back of the driver.

    The Brighton Boys in the Trenches

    James R. Driscoll

  • Elated by their succession of triumphs the hardy Appenzeller rushed on to new victories.

  • Get out those trench tools, Appenzeller, and give me a pick!

  • Such a picture as this, under the cloudless blue of a fortunate May day, makes the heart of the Appenzeller light.

  • In the Appenzeller district, true, one may encounter apparently lazy men.


    Frank Fox