from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural prov. Eng. A mixture of buttermilk and boiling whey; curds.

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  • noun UK, dialect A mixture of buttermilk and boiling whey; curds.


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  • 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.


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

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  • in a fleeting whey???

    September 7, 2011