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colby

[ kohl-bee ]
/ ˈkoʊl bi /
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noun (often initial capital letter)
a mild, cheddar-type cheese that is softer and more open in texture than standard cheddar.
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Also called colby cheese .

Origin of colby

First recorded in 1940–45; apparently after a proper name
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Colby
/ (ˈkɒlbɪ) /

noun
(sometimes not capital) NZ a type of mild-tasting hard cheese
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