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Clabber   Listen

Turn into curds.  Synonyms: clot, curdle.

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"Clabber" Quotes from Famous Books

... the slaves called mush, each child used to get a gill of sour milk brought daily from the plantation in a large wooden pail on the head of a boy or man. We children used to like the sour milk, or hard clabber as it was called by the slaves; but that seldom changed diet, namely the mush, was hated worse than medicine. Our hatred was increased against the mush from the fact that they used to give us molasses to eat with it, instead of clabber. The hateful mixture ...
— My Life In The South • Jacob Stroyer

... petting, Chambers got none. Tom got all the delicacies, Chambers got mush and milk, and clabber without sugar. In consequence Tom was a sickly child and Chambers wasn't. Tom was "fractious," as Roxy called it, and overbearing; ...
— Innocents abroad • Mark Twain

Words linked to "Clabber" :   change state, turn, homogenize, homogenise, curdle, dairy product

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