KJV Dictionary Definition: churn


CHURN, n. A vessel in which cream or milk is agitated for separating the oily part from the caseous and serous parts, to make butter.

CHURN, v.t.

1. To stir or agitate cream for making butter.

2. To shake or agitate with violence or continued motion, as in the operation of making butter.


CHURNED, pp. Agitated; made into butter.


CHURNING, ppr. Agitating to make butter; shaking; stirring.


1. The operation of making butter from cream by agitation; a shaking or stirring.

2. As much butter as is made at one operation.