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whetter | whettlebones | whew | whewellite | whewer | whey | whey cure | whey-faced | wheyey | wheyface | wheyish

whey

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

wheyn. [AS. hwæg; cf. D. wei, hui, Fries. weye, LG. wey, waje. ].
     The serum, or watery part, of milk, separated from the more thick or coagulable part, esp. in the process of making cheese.
    "In this process, the thick part is called curd, and the thin part whey."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whey, n. the watery liquid left when milk forms curds.

Idiom
whey-faced pale esp. with fear.
Etymology
OE hw{aelig}g, hweg f. LG

THESAURUS

whey

beverage, blood, butter, buttermilk, certified milk, cheese, condensed milk, cream, dairy products, drink, fluid, fluid extract, fluid mechanics, ghee, half-and-half, heavy cream, hydraulics, hydrogeology, juice, latex, light cream, liquid, liquid extract, liquor, margarine, milk, nonfat dry milk, oleo, oleomargarine, raw milk, sap, semiliquid, skim milk, sour cream, water, whipping cream, yogurt

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