from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of crowdie.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A thick gruel of oatmeal and milk or water.
- adj. crowded
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thick gruel of oatmeal and milk or water; food of the porridge kind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See crowdie.
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I have a hunch the “clique” comment about OD may be related to the podcast, sometimes it seems a little chummy and “in crowdy”, but in the context, it doesn’t bother me.
The pictures display a simple, white and elegant interior design which is about to get crowdy once the workers will fill the place, no doubt.
Santorini and Mykonos are worthwile to visit, very beautiful but very crowdy in August ..
According to Nigel Waters in his review of the book - A crowdy crystal ball The Globe and Mail Book Section for July 17, 2004 -- Surowiecki is able to show that, for certain types of problems, the group is wiser than the individual.
Encroachments by the locals staying in Mahipalpur had occupied the way, 10 am office hours highly crowdy, 1pm school hours space less, 5 pm employees of Gurgaon MNCs coming back home.
Comments it will be a special line for workers, pupils, students, old people specially the whom are living in terraferma, which can only be taken by special subscription card owners during crowdy periods (carnival, summer, biennale) to avoid missing trains and other problems of this kind during week working time.
They gat naething for crowdy, but runts boil'd to sowdie,
The good Gaelic soldier will eat, sweetly, crowdy made in his brogue -- how much better off were we with the stout and well-fired oaten cakes that this Highland gentleman made on the flagstone in front of our cave-fire!
The Figwort is named in Somersetshire "crowdy-kit"
I hae news to tell ye, and ye'll cool and come to yourself, like MacGibbon's crowdy, when he set it out at the window-bole. ''