Churn n. A vessel in which milk or cream is stirred, beaten, or otherwise agitated (as by a plunging or revolving dasher) in order to separate the oily globules from the other parts, and obtain butter.
Churn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Churned p. pr. & vb. n. Churning.]
1. To stir, beat, or agitate, as milk or cream in a churn, in order to make butter.
2. To shake or agitate with violence.
Churned in his teeth, the foamy venom rose. --Addison.
Churn, v. i. To perform the operation of churning.
n : a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat
from buttermilk [syn: butter churn]
v 1: stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter
2: be agitated; "the sea was churning in the storm" [syn: boil,