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curdle


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curdle  \Cur"dle\  (k?r"d'l),  v.  i.  [From  {Curd}.]  [Sometimes 
  written  {crudle}  and  {cruddle}.] 
  1.  To  change  into  curd;  to  coagulate;  as  rennet  causes  milk 
  to  curdle.  --Thomson. 
 
  2.  To  thicken;  to  congeal. 
 
  Then  Mary  could  feel  her  heart's  blood  curdle  cold. 
  --Southey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curdle  \Cur"dle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Curdled}  (-d'ld);  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Curdling}  (-dl?ng).] 
  1.  To  change  into  curd;  to  cause  to  coagulate.  ``To  curdle 
  whites  of  eggs''  --Boyle. 
 
  2.  To  congeal  or  thicken. 
 
  My  chill  blood  is  curdled  in  my  veins.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  curdle 
  v  1:  turn  into  curds,as  of  dairy  products;  "curdled  milk"  [syn:  {clabber}, 
  {clot}]  [ant:  {homogenize}] 
  2:  go  bad  or  sour;  "The  milk  curdled" 
  3:  turn  from  a  liquid  to  a  solid  mass;  "his  blood  curdled" 




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