noun. a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses.
- cheese (English)
- chese (Middle English (1100-1500))
- cloth (English)
- cloth (Middle English (1100-1500))
Example sentences of the word cheesecloth
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you want your pear juice to be as clear as possible, place a double layer of cheesecloth over the sieve.