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curd

 (kûrd)
n.
1. The part of milk that coagulates when the milk sours or is treated with enzymes. Curd is used to make cheese.
2. A lump of curd: cheese curds.
3. A coagulated liquid that resembles milk curd.
intr. & tr.v. curd·ed, curd·ing, curds
To form or cause to form into curd; curdle.

[Middle English, variant of crud; probably akin to crowden, to press; see crowd1.]

curd′y adj.

curd

(kɜːd)
n
1. (Cookery) (often plural) a substance formed from the coagulation of milk by acid or rennet, used in making cheese or eaten as a food
2. something similar in consistency
vb
to turn into or become curd
[C15: from earlier crud, of unknown origin]
ˈcurdy adj
ˈcurdiness n

curd

(kɜrd)

n.
1. a substance consisting mainly of casein, obtained from milk by coagulation and used as food or made into cheese.
2. any substance resembling this.
v.t., v.i.
3. to turn into curd; curdle.
[1325–75; Middle English (v.), variant of crudden to crud, congeal; see crowd1]
curd′y, adj. curd•i•er, curd•i•est.

curd


Past participle: curded
Gerund: curding

Imperative
curd
curd
Present
I curd
you curd
he/she/it curds
we curd
you curd
they curd
Preterite
I curded
you curded
he/she/it curded
we curded
you curded
they curded
Present Continuous
I am curding
you are curding
he/she/it is curding
we are curding
you are curding
they are curding
Present Perfect
I have curded
you have curded
he/she/it has curded
we have curded
you have curded
they have curded
Past Continuous
I was curding
you were curding
he/she/it was curding
we were curding
you were curding
they were curding
Past Perfect
I had curded
you had curded
he/she/it had curded
we had curded
you had curded
they had curded
Future
I will curd
you will curd
he/she/it will curd
we will curd
you will curd
they will curd
Future Perfect
I will have curded
you will have curded
he/she/it will have curded
we will have curded
you will have curded
they will have curded
Future Continuous
I will be curding
you will be curding
he/she/it will be curding
we will be curding
you will be curding
they will be curding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been curding
you have been curding
he/she/it has been curding
we have been curding
you have been curding
they have been curding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been curding
you will have been curding
he/she/it will have been curding
we will have been curding
you will have been curding
they will have been curding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been curding
you had been curding
he/she/it had been curding
we had been curding
you had been curding
they had been curding
Conditional
I would curd
you would curd
he/she/it would curd
we would curd
you would curd
they would curd
Past Conditional
I would have curded
you would have curded
he/she/it would have curded
we would have curded
you would have curded
they would have curded

curd

A semi-solid substance formed by the coagulation of milk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.curd - a coagulated liquid resembling milk curdcurd - a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd; "bean curd"; "lemon curd"
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
bean curd, tofu - cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk
2.curd - coagulated milk; used to make cheese; "Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating some curds and whey"
dairy product - milk and butter and cheese
cheese - a solid food prepared from the pressed curd of milk
Translations
رَوْبَة اللبَن
sražené mlékotvaroh
ostemasse
aludttej
ystingur
varškė
biezpiens
tvaroh
çökeleklor peyniri

curd

[kɜːd]
A. N (usu pl) → cuajada f
B. CPD curd cheese Nrequesón m
see also bean B
see also lemon C

curd

n (often pl) → Quark m
vigerinnen

curd

[kɜːd] n usu pl curds npllatte m cagliato

curd

(kəːd) noun
(also curdsnoun plural) the solid substance formed when milk turns sour, used in making cheese.

curd

n. cuajo, cuajarón, coágulo sanguíneo grande; [milk] leche cuajada.
References in classic literature ?
They were breaking up the masses of curd before putting them into the vats.
Although the early September weather was sultry, her arm, from her dabbling in the curds, was as cold and damp to his mouth as a new-gathered mushroom, and tasted of the whey.
And all the while the thick-lipped leviathan is rushing through the deep, leaving tons of tumultuous white curds in his wake, and causing the slight boat to rock in the swells like a skiff caught nigh the paddle-wheels of an ocean steamer.
The history tells that when Don Quixote called out to Sancho to bring him his helmet, Sancho was buying some curds the shepherds agreed to sell him, and flurried by the great haste his master was in did not know what to do with them or what to carry them in; so, not to lose them, for he had already paid for them, he thought it best to throw them into his master's helmet, and acting on this bright idea he went to see what his master wanted with him.
Don Quixote took it, and without perceiving what was in it thrust it down in hot haste upon his head; but as the curds were pressed and squeezed the whey began to run all over his face and beard, whereat he was so startled that he cried out to Sancho:
By the life of my lady Dulcinea del Toboso, but it is curds thou hast put here, thou treacherous, impudent, ill-mannered squire
To which, with great composure and pretended innocence, Sancho replied, "If they are curds let me have them, your worship, and I'll eat them; but let the devil eat them, for it must have been he who put them there.
Over-much civility is sometimes no better than over-much discourtesy, for, as the saying is, one can choke a guest with curds.
Three suits of Lincoln green shalt thou have a year, besides forty marks in fee; thou shalt share all with us and lead a right merry life in the greenwood; for cares have we not, and misfortune cometh not upon us within the sweet shades of Sherwood, where we shoot the dun deer and feed upon venison and sweet oaten cakes, and curds and honey.
After performance of this pious rite Haita unbarred the gate of the fold and with a cheerful mind drove his flock afield, eating his morning meal of curds and oat cake as he went, occasionally pausing to add a few berries, cold with dew, or to drink of the waters that came away from the hills to join the stream in the middle of the valley and be borne along with it, he knew not whither.
But at that time let me have a shady rock and wine of Biblis, a clot of curds and milk of drained goats with the flesh of an heifer fed in the woods, that has never calved, and of firstling kids; then also let me drink bright wine, sitting in the shade, when my heart is satisfied with food, and so, turning my head to face the fresh Zephyr, from the everflowing spring which pours down unfouled thrice pour an offering of water, but make a fourth libation of wine.
Tom had no sort of objection to whey, but he had a decided liking for curds, which were forbidden as unwholesome; and there was seldom a morning that he did not manage to secure a handful of hard curds, in defiance of Charity and of the farmer's wife.