Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cream-jug.

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Examples

  • The cream-pitcher followed, and her usual two lumps dropped neatly into the cup, which lifted, saucer and all, and moved towards her.

    red dust

  • There were also a pot of tea, sugar-bowl and a cream-pitcher waiting at the fire, presumably for the ease of her throat, later.

    red dust

  • A small tablecloth was placed over one end of the table, and wheat bread, butter, honey, and a cream-pitcher of sweet milk was brought down for us.

    A Woman's Life-Work — Labors and Experiences

  • Jenny had a little money of her own hidden away in the bottom of the new cream-pitcher.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866

  • She afterwards declared that when she saw the two sitting there so innocent-like, not dreaming of the _comether_ she had put upon them, she secretly and unbeknownt let a few tears fall into the cream-pitcher.

    Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature

  • It was when Miss Betty began to serve the strawberries that some one remarked on the old cream-pitcher of colonial glass, and thus started her on her favorite topic of the cream-jug and sugar-dish that exactly matched her teapot and should have been hers.

    Mr. Pat's Little Girl A Story of the Arden Foresters

  • There you may see a set of real China teacups, which George bought in Canton, and had marked with his and his wife's joint initials, -- a small silver cream-pitcher, which has come down as an heirloom from unknown generations, -- silver spoons and delicate China cake-plates, which have been all carefully reviewed and wiped on napkins of Mrs. Scudder's own weaving.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858

  • Bee half-way closed her eyes and took Billy's hand out of the cream-pitcher.

    At Home with the Jardines

  • A few minutes later when the woman entered and deposited the tray containing coffee-pot, cream-pitcher, and sugar-bowl upon the table, she found Chloe striding up and down the room.

    The Gun-Brand

  • And, Benny dear, if you don't mind, please get the butter and the cream-pitcher out of the ice-chest.

    The Copy-Cat, & Other Stories

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