n 1: heavy wet snow that is unsuitable for skiing 2: any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant [syn: filth, crud, skank] 3: an ill-defined bodily ailment; "he said he had the crud and needed a doctor"
I. nounEtymology: Middle English curd, cruddDate: 14th century 1.dialectcurd2.a. a deposit or incrustation of filth, grease, or refuse b. something disagreeable or disgusting ;rubbishc.slang a despicable or contemptible person 3. a usually ill-defined or imperfectly identified bodily disorder • cruddyadjectiveII. verb (crudded; crudding) Date: 14th century dialectcurd II
n. sl. 1 a a deposit of unwanted impurities, grease, etc. b a corrosive deposit in a nuclear reactor. 2 an unpleasant person. 3 nonsense. Derivatives: cruddy adj. (cruddier, cruddiest). Etymology: var. of CURD
Curd Curd (k[^u]rd), n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. gruth, Ir, gruth, cruth, curd, cruthaim I milk.] [Sometimes written crud.] 1. The coagulated or thickened part of milk, as distinguished from the whey, or watery part. It is eaten as food, especially when made into cheese. Curds and cream, the flower of country fare. --Dryden. 2. The coagulated part of any liquid. 3. The edible flower head of certain brassicaceous plants, as the broccoli and cauliflower. Broccoli should be cut while the curd, as the flowering mass is termed, is entire. --R. Thompson. Cauliflowers should be cut for use while the head, or curd, is still close and compact. --F. Burr.