crow·​die | \ ˈkrau̇-dē How to pronounce crowdie (audio) \

Definition of crowdie

: a Scottish cottage cheese that is partially cooked

Examples of crowdie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An order of crowdie, a fresh curd cheese, was served with beetroot, sorrel and horseradish sorbet — a wonderful contrast with the cool dairy flavors. Los Angeles Times, "Scotland a foodie haven? ’Tis true. And so is this: Haggis is kind of great," 20 July 2019 The venison carpaccio with juniper and peppercorn, hazelnuts and crowdie,dressed with vinegar and cold smoked oil — was a favorite, thanks to a mix of salty, acidic and sweet flavors. Los Angeles Times, "Scotland a foodie haven? ’Tis true. And so is this: Haggis is kind of great," 20 July 2019

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First Known Use of crowdie

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crowdie

Scots crud curd entry 1 + -ie -ie; diphthongal pronunciation perhaps after crowdie "mix of oatmeal and cold water eaten uncooked," of uncertain origin

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“Crowdie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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