There he had his breakfast of “crowdie,” which he made with his own hands.
When enough meal had been added, and the stirring was completed, the crowdie was made.
The Crowdie was their annual convention, at which they made melancholy sounds.
There he had his breakfast of "crowdie," which he made with his own hands.
But his greatest enjoyment on such occasion was "a crowdie."
One day the wolf and the fox were out together, and they stole a dish of crowdie.
"Let's have a crowdie night," he would say; and forthwith a kettle of boiling water was ordered in, with a basin of oatmeal.
They went to the Skilly Dame's house, and she gave them the Gael's welcome, with bannocks and crowdie, marag-dkubh and ale.
That was but a day's march from Jean Rob, and she was making a supper of crowdie that was the first meal of the day.
This expression, heigho, crowdie, contains a call to the crowd to strike up.