Definitions

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  • n. A mixture of buttermilk and boiling whey; curds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A mixture of buttermilk and boiling whey; curds.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As to some of the early thinkers, amid the fleetings of sensible objects, ideas alone seemed to be fixed, so to a later generation amid the fluctuation of philosophical opinions the only fixed points appeared to be outward objects.

    Theaetetus

  • But, except for these fleetings memories, if, indeed, they be memories, it all seems very unreal, like a nightmare.

    The Story of My Life

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  • in a fleeting whey???

    September 7, 2011