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headcheese

[ hed-cheez ]
/ ˈhɛdˌtʃiz /
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noun
a seasoned loaf made of the head meat, sometimes including the tongue or brains, of a calf or pig and molded in the natural aspic of the head.
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Origin of headcheese

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; head + cheese1
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British Dictionary definitions for headcheese

headcheese
/ (ˈhɛdˌtʃiːz) /

noun
US and Canadian a seasoned jellied loaf made from the head and sometimes the feet of a pig or calfAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): brawn
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