curdy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

curd +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

curdy ‎(comparative more curdy, superlative most curdy)

  1. Like, or full of, curd; coagulated.
    • 1842, Andrew Ure, A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines
      The oil by degrees gets covered with a curdy mass, which after some time settles to the bottom, while itself becomes limpid and colorless.
    • 159?, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2
      A good sherris-sack hath a twofold operation in it. It ascends me into the brain; dries me there all the foolish and dull and curdy vapours which environ it; makes it apprehensive, quick, forgetive, full of nimble fiery.