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[903] ὑγρόν: in immediate contrast with “συνέπηξεν”. cf. “ὑγρὸν ὕδωρ δ” 458.

περιτρέφεται: (the milk) is curdled around, as it is stirred. cf. “ψυχρή” (cold), “καὶ σακέεσσι περιτρέφετο κρύσταλλος” (ice) “ξ 477, νηχόμενοι, πολλὴ δὲ περὶ χροῒ τέτροφεν ἅλμη” (crust from the brine) Od. 23.237. — For the pres. used in comparisons, cf. 4.434.

κυκόωντι: for the one who stirs it, i.e. as it is stirred.

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