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cheddar (n.)

type of cheese, 1660s (but the cheese presumably was made long before that), from Cheddar, village in Somerset, England, where it originally was made, from Old English Ceodre (c.880), probably from ceodor "ravine" (there is a striking gorge nearby).

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Definitions of cheddar from WordNet
1
cheddar (n.)
hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England;
Synonyms: cheddar cheese / Armerican cheddar / American cheese
2
Cheddar (n.)
a village in southwestern England where cheddar cheese was first made;
From wordnet.princeton.edu