- a dish of meal, especially oatmeal and water, or sometimes milk, stirred together; gruel; brose; porridge.
Origin of crowdy
Related Words for crowdieoatmeal, gruel, polenta, mush, grout, frumenty, loblolly, pottage, burgoo, crowdie, samp
Examples from the Web for crowdie
Historical Examples of crowdie
There he had his breakfast of “crowdie,” which he made with his own hands.
When enough meal had been added, and the stirring was completed, the crowdie was made.
The Crowdie was their annual convention, at which they made melancholy sounds.The Book of Humorous Verse
There he had his breakfast of "crowdie," which he made with his own hands.
But his greatest enjoyment on such occasion was "a crowdie."
- a porridge of meal and water; brose
- a cheese-like dish made by straining the whey from soured milk and beating up the remaining curd with salt