meaning of bonnyclabber

bonnyclabber meaning in General Dictionary

Coagulated sour milk loppered milk curdled milk often known as simply clabber

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  • Coagulated sour milk; loppered milk; curdled milk; -- sometimes known as simply clabber.

bonnyclabber meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1620s (in reduced type clabber), from Modern Irish bainne "milk" (from center Irish banne "drop," also, seldom, "milk"; cognate with Sanskrit bindu- "drop") + claba "thick." Compare Irish and Gaelic clabar "mud," which often made its method into English (Yeats, etc.).


bonnyclabber meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Coagulated sour milk; loppered milk; curdled milk; -- sometimes called simply clabber.