Swiss cheese

Origin of Swiss cheese

First recorded in 1815–25
Also called Swiss.
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British Dictionary definitions for swiss cheese

Swiss cheese

noun
  1. a hard white or pale yellow cheese with holes, such as Gruyère or Emmenthal
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