Curd

Definition of Curd

Pronunciation: kûrd
n.1.The coagulated or thickened part of milk, as distinguished from the whey, or watery part. It is eaten as food, especially when made into cheese.
Curds and cream, the flower of country fare.
- Dryden.
2.The coagulated part of any liquid.
3.The edible flower head of certain brassicaceous plants, as the broccoli and cauliflower.
Broccoli should be cut while the curd, as the flowering mass is termed, is entire.
- R. Thompson.
Cauliflowers should be cut for use while the head, or curd, is still close and compact.
- F. Burr.
v. t.1.To cause to coagulate or thicken; to cause to congeal; to curdle.
[imp. & p. p. Curded; p. pr. & vb. n. Curding.]
Does it curd thy blood
To say I am thy mother?
- Shak.
v. i.1.To become coagulated or thickened; to separate into curds and whey

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