Definition of bonny clabber in English:

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bonny clabber


Another term for clabber.
Example sentences
  • Do not let the milk of human kindness in your heart turn to bonny-clabber.
  • I've never seen clabber (never heard it called ‘bonny clabber’) on sale, but I do retain dim memories of having drunk or eaten some.
  • She also makes a fine bonny-clabber and black pudding.


Early 17th century: from Irish bainne clabair, denoting thick milk for churning.

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