crowdie

noun

crow·​die ˈkrau̇-dē How to pronounce crowdie (audio)
: 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, 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, 20 July 2019

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crowdie was in 1820

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Cite this Entry

“Crowdie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crowdie. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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