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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CURDLED

In thrush the tongue is covered with white patches like curdled milk.

Furthermore, he was so daffy and curdled in the Filbert that he sold three times as much as he had.

One had a look of my dead Mary; but the other curdled my blood, and yet it was the same!'

A whitish matter, which may be curdled, is discharged from the nose.

Her mind was blind with wrath: the cream sauce of the chicken was curdled.

I pray you, Raoul, to use your wits, for mine are all curdled in my head.

At least she was alone; and yet to be alone chilled her marrow and curdled her blood.

"It remains for you to prove your desire," said Petey in curdled tones.

It turned sour and curdled, and became malice and all uncharitableness.

As soon as it has curdled, remove it; and when cold, pour it into a vial, and cork it.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s (earlier crudle, 1580s), "to thicken, cause to congeal," frequentative of curd (v.) "to make into curd" (late 14c.; see curd). Of blood, in figurative sense "to inspire horror" from c.1600. Related: Curdled (1590); curdling (c.1700, almost always with reference to blood, in the figurative sense).

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