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Devonshire cream Line breaks: Dev¦on|shire cream

Definition of Devonshire cream in English:


[mass noun]
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.

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(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly