- a mild, white, crumbly, medium-hard cheese, originally made in Wales.
Origin of Caerphilly
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Historical Examples of caerphilly
Of the two last we have splendid examples in Cardiff and Caerphilly.
The history of Caerphilly in the Middle Ages need not detain us long.
The perfection of Caerphilly as a fortress saved it from serious attacks.
Certainly, his ministry was gloriously successful at Caerphilly.Christmas Evans
Oh, that is Caerphilly Castle, the oldest fortress in Cambria.The Making of William Edwards
Mrs. G. Linnaeus Banks
- a market town in SE Wales, in Caerphilly county borough: site of the largest castle in Wales (13th–14th centuries). Pop: 31 060 (2001)
- a county borough in SE Wales, created in 1996 from parts of Mid Glamorgan and Gwent. Pop: 170 200 (2003 est). Area: 275 sq km (106 sq miles)
- a creamy white mild-flavoured cheese