/ (ˈkraʊdɪ) /
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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
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Word Origin for crowdie
C17: of unknown origin
Words nearby crowdie
crowboot, crowd, crowded, crowder pea, crowdfunding, crowdie, crowd pleaser, crowd puller, crowdsource, crowd surf, crowd surfing
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How to use crowdie in a sentence
But his greatest glory amongst those with whom he was most intimate, was a “crowdie!”Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles
And so he did, and little Walter Crowdie grew up with an angel's voice, and other gifts which made him famous in his day.
Fresh sweet milk curd and fresh butter are pressed together as in making Crowdie or Cruddy butter in Scotland.The Complete Book of Cheese|Robert Carlton Brown
If Captain Crowdie had ever guessed the truth, which was doubtful, he had held his tongue.
There he had his breakfast of "crowdie," which he made with his own hands.