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  • n. Poisoning by cheese or other dairy products.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The aggregate of symptoms in poisoning by tyrotoxin or tyrotoxicon; cheese-poisoning.


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  • Not so little any more, I'm afraid. Too much cheese.

    July 3, 2008

  • He's Mrs Tyros' little boy.

    July 2, 2008

  • Who is poor G. Tyros?

    July 2, 2008

  • tyrotoxism - to be poisoned by cheese.


    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Tyrotoxism is the poisoning of one with cheese or any other milk product. The word stems from G. Tyros (cheese) and toxikon (poison)." ~'>

    July 2, 2008