[ smeer-keys ]
/ ˈsmɪərˌkeɪs /
noun Chiefly North Midland U.S.
any soft cheese suitable for spreading or eating with a spoon, especially a sour cottage cheese.
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby smearcase
Also smier·case, schmierkase.
Origin of smearcase
regional variation note for smearcase
See cottage cheese.
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