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cheesecloth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
cheeseclothcheese‧cloth /ˈtʃiːzklɒθ $ -klɒːθ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TIMthin cotton cloth used for putting around some kinds of cheeses, and sometimes for making clothes
Examples from the Corpus
cheeseclothThe window spaces were covered with greasy cheesecloth.Gyggle's hideous cheesecloth shirt, the buttons pulled apart to the sternum, revealing still more tight ginger curlicues.The burnt cork was there and a small dish of water and a piece of cheesecloth.Have ready a colander standing in a deep bowl, and lined with the dampened muslin or cheesecloth.Smaller Artemia obtained by sifting the shrimp through cheesecloth or bolting cloth are satisfactory.
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