Smearcase Smear"case`, n. [G. schmierk["a]se; schmier grease (or schmieren to smear) + k["a]se cheese.] Cottage cheese. [Local, U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • smearcase — ☆ smearcase [smir′kās΄ ] n. [Ger schmierkäse < schmieren, to spread (see SMEAR) + käse, CHEESE1] COTTAGE CHEESE …   English World dictionary

  • smearcase — also smiercase noun Etymology: modification of German Schmierkäse, from schmieren to smear + Käse cheese Date: 1829 chiefly Midland cottage cheese …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • smearcase — /smear kays /, n. Chiefly North Midland U.S. any soft cheese suitable for spreading or eating with a spoon, esp. a sour cottage cheese. Also, smiercase, schmierkase. [1820 30, Amer.; half trans., half adoption of G Schmierkäse, equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • smearcase — noun cottage cheese …   Wiktionary

  • smearcase — n. soft cheese, cottage cheese …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smearcase — smear·case …   English syllables

  • smearcase — smear•case or smiercase [[t]ˈsmɪərˌkeɪs[/t]] n. dial. chiefly North Midland U.S. any soft cheese suitable for spreading, esp. a sour cottage cheese • Etymology: 1820–30, amer.; smear+ G Kӓse cheese I …   From formal English to slang

  • smearcase — …   Useful english dictionary

  • gumband — gum band n. Pennsylvania See rubber band.   [Alteration and partial translation of German Gummiband, rubber band : Gummi, rubber, gum; see gummite + Band …   Universalium

  • smiercase — variant of smearcase * * * /smear kays /, n. smearcase …   Useful english dictionary

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