Curdle

Definition of Curdle

Cur´dle   Pronunciation: kûr´d'l
v. i.1.To change into curd; to coagulate; as, rennet causes milk to curdle.
2.To thicken; to congeal.
Then Mary could feel her heart's blood curdle cold.
- Southey.
v. t.1.To change into curd; to cause to coagulate.
[imp. & p. p. Curdled (-d'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Curdling (-dlĭng).]
2.To congeal or thicken.
My chill blood is curdled in my veins.
- Dryden.

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beat up, cake, churn, clabber, clot, clump, cluster, coagulate, colloid, colloidize, concrete, condense, congeal, cream, curd, emulsify, emulsionize, ferment, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize, go off, incrassate, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, knot, lopper, lump, set, sour, spoil, thick, thicken, turn, whip
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