Definition of Chowder

1. Noun. A thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes.

Generic synonyms: Soup
Specialized synonyms: Corn Chowder, Clam Chowder, Fish Chowder

Definition of Chowder

1. n. A dish made of fresh fish or clams, biscuit, onions, etc., stewed together.

2. v. t. To make a chowder of.

Definition of Chowder

1. Noun. A thick, creamy soup or stew. ¹

2. Noun. A stew, particularly fish or seafood, not necessarily thickened. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chowder

1. to make a thick soup of [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chowder

chousinghas
chout
chouts
choux
choux pastries
choux pastry
chow
chow chow
chow down
chow hall
chow halls
chow line
chow mein
chowchow
chowchows
chowder (current term)
chowder-head
chowder-headed
chowder-heads
chowder head
chowder heads
chowdered
chowderhead
chowderheaded
chowderheads
chowdering
chowderlike
chowders
chowed
chowhound

Literary usage of Chowder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"chowder. A substantial soup of clams or fish. Apparently from Fr. Chaudiere. See Notes and Queries, 4 S. iv., v., vii. " chowder " is the name of Tabitha's ..."

2. Our Young Folks by John Townsend Trowbridge, Lucy Larcom, Gail Hamilton (1872)
"CLAM-chowder. TWAS long years ago, yet I plainly remember How, furnished with " fixin's " by anxious mammas, A lot of us boys, one day in September, ..."

3. Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book: And Young Housekeeper's Assistant by Elizabeth H. Putnam (1869)
"CLAM chowder. Be very sure that the clams are fresh. One peck of clams put into an iron ... This makes a very superior clam chowder. FRIED COD AND HADDOCK. ..."

4. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Corn chowder. 1 can corn. 1 sliced onion. -I cups potatoes, cut in 4 cups scalded milk. ... Remove crackers, turn chowder inki a tureen, ..."

5. Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book: And Young Housekeeper's Assistant by Elizabeth H. Putnam (1869)
"CLAM chowder. Be very sure that the clams are fresh. One peck of clams put into an iron ... This makes a very superior clam chowder. FRIED COD AND HADDOCK. ..."

6. The Dinner Year-book by Marion Harland (1878)
"Fish chowder. Omelette with Gravy. Boiled Corn. Potato Salad. Peach Batter Pudding. FISH chowder. 3 lbs. of cod, or halibut, or any other firm white fish ..."

7. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"Cod and bass make the best chowder. Clams and black fish tolerably good. ... Fresh cod is good to broil, fry, or to make into a chowder. ..."

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