a lightweight cotton fabric of open texture.
- Also called, especially British, butter muslin.
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How to use cheesecloth in a sentence
Sitting on a stool and figuring discounts is business, and trading cheese-cloth for parrots is business too.The Belted Seas | Arthur Colton
The beams rose high above their heads, and a musty smell of tarlatan and muslin and cheese-cloth filled the air.Smith College Stories | Josephine Dodge Daskam
It is always best to strain the juice first through cheese cloth and without pressure.
Put a sieve or colander over a large bowl and spread a square of cheese cloth over the sieve.
Next she cooked them very slowly until the currants looked white, then she strained them through two thicknesses of cheese cloth.A Little Preserving Book for a Little Girl | Amy Waterman
British Dictionary definitions for cheesecloth
a loosely woven cotton cloth formerly used only for wrapping cheese
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