KJV Dictionary Definition: curdle


CURDLE, v.i. sometimes written crudle. See Curd.

1. To coagulate or concrete; to thicken, or change into curd. Milk curdles by a mixture of runnet.

2. To thicken; to congeal; as, the blood curdles in the veins.

CURDLE, v.t.

1. To change into curd; to cause to thicken, coagulate, or concrete. Runnet or brandy curdles milk.

At Florence they curdle their milk with artichoke flowers.

2. To congeal or thicken. The recital curdled my blood.


CURDLED, pp. Coagulated; congealed.


CURDLING, ppr. Concreting; coagulating.