[kroo-dee, kroh-, kroo d-ee]
- a dish of meal, especially oatmeal and water, or sometimes milk, stirred together; gruel; brose; porridge.
Origin of crowdy
First recorded in 1490–1500; of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for crowdy
Crowdy's eyes were closed; he looked to be on the verge of death.
There was a hole in Crowdy's chest, high up near the throat, that was bleeding profusely.
His fingers, busy with the string at Crowdy's belt, brought away the canvas bag.
Crowdy had lost a deal of blood, and though he complained of little pain, was clearly in sore need of medical attention.
Then there was Crowdy,—Crowdy, whose high-flown ideas hardly tallied with the stern realities of his life.The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson</p>