Definition of crowdie in English:


Syllabification: crowd·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈkroudē
(also crowdy)


  • A soft Scottish cheese made from buttermilk or sour milk.
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    • So are the ones for oatcakes, crowdie, medallions of venison and steamed mussels.
    • Cranachan is classically made with toasted oatmeal, cream, crowdie, heather honey and berries.
    • In the past, you could only obtain two types, crowdie and Orkney cheddar.


early 19th century: from crud + -ie.

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