Part of speech: noun

A clear liquid that separates from the curd when milk is curdled.

Part of speech: adjective

Wheyey, wheyish.

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Usage examples "whey":

  1. There should be no aim to make whey butter. - "The American Reformed Cattle Doctor", George Dadd.
  2. In making, the curds are set on a straw mat in molds, for the whey to run away. - "The Complete Book of Cheese", Robert Carlton Brown.
  3. You are a diamond dealer, Laadham, bud you don'd know much aboud dem from whey dey come at. - "The Diamond Master", Jacques Futrelle.