A jellied loaf or sausage made from chopped and boiled parts of the feet, head, and sometimes the tongue and heart of an animal, usually a hog.
A loaf of jellied, seasoned meat, made from parts of the heads and feet of hogs.
Alternative spelling of head cheese.
Origin of headcheese
- From cheese something resembling a dairy cheese in shape or consistency
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition