chessel

/ (ˈtʃɛsəl) /

noun

a mould used in cheese-making

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Word Origin for chessel

C18: probably from cheese 1 + well ²
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Example sentences from the Web for chessel

  • James's Court was rather a distinguished part of the city, and an improvement upon the former quarters in Chessel's Buildings.

    James Boswell|William Keith Leask