Origin of ropy
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Examples from the Web for ropiness
Ropiness of this character is not usually communicable from one lot of milk to another.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
The tannin by this time will have separated the azotized matter from the liquor, and removed the ropiness.
Rouse the beer as the hops are gradually introduced, and, in some months, the ropiness will be perfectly cured.
Word Origin and History for ropiness
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