headcheese

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n headcheese sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
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Usage

In literature:

Headcheese is usually made from the hog's head but odds and ends also can be used not only from pork but from beef and veal.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
There's headcheese besides but that's made of a pig's head and is only a cheese by discourtesy.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
A course in Headcheese and Sausages.
"The Women of Tomorrow" by William Hard
Take back that sack or we will sell you for headcheese before night!
"The Comstock Club" by Charles Carroll Goodwin
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In news:

As with gyros , St Louis has several Vietnamese restaurants that serve this great sandwich of meat — often several kinds of pork, including pâté and even, occasionally, headcheese — and pickled vegetables tucked inside a crusty baguette.
Ayn Rand 's Headcheese.
"Headcheese," "Leatherface" and "Stalking Leatherface" were alternative titles to the movie.
Lick Your Lips for Headcheese and Foie Gras Cupcakes.
Salads and terrines such as a headcheese and pork and cherry pate.
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