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clotted cream

cream that has been clotted by cooking.
Also called, British, Devon cream, Devonshire cream.
Origin of clotted cream
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He wanted to know whether Coppinger, the bride, Miss Trevisa, anyone was coming to his house to consume the clotted cream.

    In the Roar of the Sea Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Ralph did not mind so long as there was a bowl of clotted cream on the table at every meal.

    The Squire's Daughter Silas K(itto) Hocking
  • And you have induced a number of papers to give prominence to the fact that Mr. Penwiper dines daily off curry and clotted cream.

  • The clotted cream of Devonshire and on the coast of Barbary is the same, as is the mode in which the people manage their farms.

    Antony Waymouth W.H.G. Kingston
  • She had read of clotted cream in one of her favorite story-books, and had heard Mr. St. Nick discourse upon the Southdowns.

    The Four Corners Abroad Amy Ella Blanchard
  • It is specially famous for two products of the dairy—the clotted cream to which it gives its name, and junket.

  • Then fill up with clotted cream, till the pie-dish will hold no more.

    In the Roar of the Sea Sabine Baring-Gould
  • If then allowed to stand for 12 hours, clotted cream can be skimmed off (as in Devonshire) and the milk can be used next day.

  • There were cakes of all varieties; there was clotted cream; and of course there was junket.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
British Dictionary definitions for clotted cream

clotted cream

(Brit) a thick cream made from scalded milk, esp in SW England Also called Devonshire cream
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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