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Curdle   Listen
Curdle  v. t.  (past & past part. curdled; pres. part. curdling)  
To change into curd; to cause to coagulate. "To curdle whites of eggs"
To congeal or thicken. "My chill blood is curdled in my veins."

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"Curdle" Quotes from Famous Books

... of importance are added in a century to the natural history of any animal. The natural history of man himself is still being gradually written. Men are knowing enough after their fashion. Every countryman and dairymaid knows that the coats of the fourth stomach of the calf will curdle milk, and what particular mushroom is a safe and nutritious diet. You cannot go into any field or wood, but it will seem as if every stone had been turned, and the bark on every tree ripped up. But, after all, it is much easier to discover than ...
— Excursions • Henry D. Thoreau

... shall be fulfilled. Oh, it was not for nothing that we were young together! I read thy horoscope and that arrogant brawler thy brother's long ago, and when I interpret it to thee, if the blood does not curdle in thy veins. ...
— Uarda • Georg Ebers

Words linked to "Curdle" :   spoil, homogenize, turn, coagulate, go bad, homogenise, clot, clabber, curdling, change state

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