Stilton

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The cheese was named after the village where it was originally sold. The village's name comes from Old English Stichilton, probably meaning "farmstead or village at a stile or steep ascent".

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Stilton

  1. A village in Cambridgeshire (originally in Huntingdonshire), England.
  2. A type of blue-veined cheese made in England.

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