clabber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v clabber turn into curds "curdled milk"
    • n clabber raw milk that has soured and thickened
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Clabber Milk curdled so as to become thick.
    • v. i Clabber To become clabber; to lopper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n clabber Same as bonnyclabber.
    • clabber To become thick in the process of souring: said of milk.
    • n clabber Idle or noisy talk; jabber.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Clabber klab′ėr (Scot.) .
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Bonnyclabber
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gael. clabar, mud.

Usage

In literature:

Tom got all the delicacies, Chambers got mush and milk, and clabber without sugar.
"The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
May whiskey turn to clabber in his mouth, and every time he sneezes may he blister the soles of his feet.
"Sixes and Sevens" by O. Henry
After weeks without food, he would break his fast with potfuls of clabbered milk offered to him by devotees.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
They gave me a bucket of thick clabber to take to the hogs.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
It is preferably fed clabbered.
"The Dollar Hen" by Milo M. Hastings
Slip is bonny-clabber without its acidity, and so delicate is its flavor that many persons like it just as well as ice cream.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Buttermilk, clabber, fresh butter, disappeared in an instant.
"Memories" by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
I 'member choppin' cotton on Clabber branch when I wus a little boy before de surrender.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Clabber milk with cream and dry toast, nuts if desired.
"Food for the Traveler" by Dora Cathrine Cristine Liebel Roper
Then she took a tin cup full of clabber, poured a little syrup upon it, and ate it heartily.
"Shapes that Haunt the Dusk" by Various
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In news:

Megan Marvin conducts a tour of the Clabber Girl Museum celebrating the 120th year of operation Friday afternoon.
Megan Marvin provides narration during Friday's 120th anniversary tour of the Clabber Girl Museum.
1/4 teaspoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder.
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