crowdie

crowdy

[kroo-dee, kroh-, krood-ee]
noun, plural crowdies. Scot. and North England.
a dish of meal, especially oatmeal and water, or sometimes milk, stirred together; gruel; brose; porridge.
Also, crowdie.


Origin:
1490–1500; of obscure origin

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crowdie (ˈkraʊdɪ)
 
n
1.  a porridge of meal and water; brose
2.  a cheese-like dish made by straining the whey from soured milk and beating up the remaining curd with salt
 
[C17: of unknown origin]

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