Definition of Devonshire cream in English:

Share this entry

Devonshire cream

Pronunciation: /ˌdevənSHər ˈkrēm/


Clotted cream.
Example sentences
  • To make Devonshire cream you have to own a ‘house cow’ and break every food safety regulation going - only little people care about tuberculosis.
  • It's one of the traditions in my department - we do tea at four in the afternoon with pastries and lots of Devonshire cream.
  • Stuff the indignity of re-entering civilisation as a vegetable, I was thinking, take me to the nearest Devonshire cream tea.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Dev·on·shire cream

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.