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n. Chiefly Southern, Midland, & Western US
Sour, curdled milk. Also called regionally thick milk.
tr. & intr.v. clab·bered, clab·ber·ing, clab·bers
[Short for bonnyclabber.]
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South Midland and Southern U.S.
1. milk that has soured and thickened; curdled milk.v.i.
2. (of milk) to curdle; to become thick in souring.
[1625–35; < Irish clabar, short for bainne clabair bonnyclabber]
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|Noun||1.||clabber - raw milk that has soured and thickened|
dairy product - milk and butter and cheese
|Verb||1.||clabber - turn into curds; "curdled milk"|
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