cheeseboard

[ cheez-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈtʃizˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /

noun

a tray or platter for serving a variety of cheeses.
a selection of cheeses provided, as before or after a meal.

Nearby words

  1. cheese spread,
  2. cheese steak,
  3. cheese straw,
  4. cheese worker's lung,
  5. cheese-head,
  6. cheesebox seat,
  7. cheeseburger,
  8. cheesecake,
  9. cheesecloth,
  10. cheesed

Origin of cheeseboard

First recorded in 1935–40; cheese1 + board

Also called cheese tray.

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British Dictionary definitions for cheeseboard

cheeseboard

/ (ˈtʃiːzˌbɔːd) /

noun

a board from which cheese is served at a meal
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