|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(A.S. cese). This word occurs three times in the Authorized Version as the translation of three different Hebrew words:
(1.) 1 Samuel 17:18, "ten cheeses;" i.e., ten sections of curd.
(2.) 2 Samuel 17:29, "cheese of kine" = perhaps curdled milk of kine. The Vulgate version reads "fat calves."
(3.) Job 10:10, curdled milk is meant by the word.
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) The curd of milk, coagulated usually with rennet, separated from the whey, and pressed into a solid mass in a hoop or mold.
2. (n.) A mass of pomace, or ground apples, pressed together in the form of a cheese.
3. (n.) The flat, circular, mucilaginous fruit of the dwarf mallow (Malva rotundifolia).
4. (n.) A low courtesy; -- so called on account of the cheese form assumed by a woman's dress when she stoops after extending the skirts by a rapid gyration.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See FOOD; MILK.
Cheese (3 Occurrences)
1 Samuel 17:18 and bring these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and see how your brothers are doing, and bring back news." (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 17:29 and honey, and butter, and sheep, and cheese of the herd, for David, and for the people who were with him, to eat: for they said, "The people are hungry, and weary, and thirsty, in the wilderness." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Job 10:10 Haven't you poured me out like milk, and curdled me like cheese? (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)