1》 a type of white cheese with a crumbly texture.
2》 a sheep of a breed with long wool.
named after Wensleydale in Yorkshire.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Wensleydale — (spr. ŭénnslīdēl), das obere Tal des Flusses Ure im Nordbezirk von Yorkshire (England), von der Nordostbahn durchzogen, benannt nach dem Dorfe Wensley (210 Einw.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • wensleydale — /ˈwɛnzlideɪl/ (say wenzleedayl) noun an English white cheese with a subtle flavour and flaky texture. {from Wensleydale, northern England} …   Australian English dictionary

  • WENSLEYDALE — n. 1 a variety of white or blue cheese. 2 a a sheep of a breed with long wool. b this breed. Etymology: Wensleydale in Yorkshire …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wensleydale — n. type of English medium hard white brittle cheese; breed of sheep with mottled legs n. dale in north Yorkshire (England) …   English contemporary dictionary

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