a brand of semisoft, mild Italian cheese.
The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown
Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854 Various
a mild creamy Italian cheese
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- Belabor the point
Repeat an argument or other issue over and over, harp on something, as in We’ve discussed her decision—let’s not belabor the point. This term dates from the mid-1900s and derives from belabor in the sense of “assail with words,” a usage dating from the late 1500s.
to explain, worry about, or work at (something) repeatedly or more than is necessary: He kept belaboring the point long after we had agreed. to assail persistently, as with scorn or ridicule: a book that belabors the provincialism of his contemporaries. to beat vigorously; ply with heavy blows. Obsolete. to labor at. Historical Examples Blue […]
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