Usage examples for whey

  1. The whey is expressed from this by squeezing it in a cloth, and a kind of cheese is obtained. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. Little Miss Jewel Little Miss Jewel Sat on a stool, Eating of curds and whey; There came a little spider Who sat down beside her, And frightened Miss Jewel away. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  3. There is also a whey bread. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  4. Then the whey begins to separate. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  5. He was always away whey I was a child, and after my mother's death he used to take me with him. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  6. The quivering curd, in panniers stowed, Is loaded on the jade, The stumbling beast supports the load, While trickling whey bedews the road Along the dusty glade. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  7. Our new habitation- the house dounga Moon- was owned and partly worked by Satarah, an astute old rascal, whose " tawny beard," like Hudibras'- " Was the equal grace Both of his wisdom and his face; In cut and dye so like a tyle A sudden view it would beguile: The upper part whereof was whey, The nether orange mixt with grey." – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  8. The doctor's wife, who had her arms up to her elbows in curds and whey, looked up from her cheese- tub as she appeared at the door. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  9. Dolly watches him as he walks in under the porch: no doubt he is going to drink curds and whey, she thinks. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  10. The first was: " This girl is not flesh and blood; she is made of curds and whey, or something else;" the second was: " No, she is a shade hypocriticaler than other girls- before they are married, that is all;" and, acting on this latter conviction, she smiled a lofty incredulity, and fell to counting on her fingers all the moneyed bachelors for miles. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  11. When I heard she was ill, I ordered Susan to send her whey, broth, or any thing that she thought would be proper for her. – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  12. In the window of the cottage a little card was put up, announcing that " Curds- and- whey were to be had within," and the children sometimes went there to drink the compound out of Emma Penfold's doll's tea- things. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  13. So the Spider, still struggling in the curds and whey, told on. – More Tales in the Land of Nursery Rhyme by Ada M. Marzials
  14. When the green whey is boiled alone, it is necessary to keep it over the fire about half an hour, till it begins to break and separate, but it must be allowed to simmer only. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. Allow the mixture to stand until the curd separates from the whey. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  16. Dear Mother Goose, may I pass the curds and whey? – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook
  17. Conversation became mere verbal curds and whey. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  18. " Why- he was standing over the whey- tub to let off the whey, and the shade of his face came upon the wall behind, close to Izz, who was standing there filling a vat. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  19. A capital whey may be made by boiling two ounces of the fruit with two pints of milk, and then straining. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie