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clotted cream

noun
1.
cream that has been clotted by cooking.
Also called, British, Devon cream, Devonshire cream.
Origin of clotted cream
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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  • There were cakes of all varieties; there was clotted cream; and of course there was junket.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • Then fill up with clotted cream, till the pie-dish will hold no more.

    In the Roar of the Sea Sabine Baring-Gould
  • "I hope you like clotted cream," said Rachel, taking off her hat.

    Rachel Ray

    Anthony Trollope
  • 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
  • "I think there will be no difficulty about indulging your yearning for clotted cream in London," her aunt told her.

    The Four Corners Abroad Amy Ella Blanchard
  • Mr. Menaida had ordered in clotted cream, which would not keep sweet many days.

    In the Roar of the Sea Sabine Baring-Gould
  • 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
  • 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
British Dictionary definitions for clotted cream

clotted cream

noun
1.
(Brit) a thick cream made from scalded milk, esp in SW England Also called Devonshire cream
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