Definition of Cream off

1. Verb. Remove from the surface. "Skim cream from the surface of milk"

Exact synonyms: Cream, Skim, Skim Off
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Skim, Skimmer, Skimming
Also: Skim Off



2. Verb. Pick the best.
Exact synonyms: Skim Off
Generic synonyms: Choose, Pick Out, Select, Take

Definition of Cream off

1. Verb. to extract the cream or creamy part from something ¹

2. Verb. to separate (the best part of something from the regular part) ¹

3. Verb. To earn a percentage of a profit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cream Off

creakings
creaks
creaky
cream-colored courser
cream-of-tartar tree
cream cake
cream cakes
cream cheese
cream corn
cream cracker
cream crackered
cream of tartar
cream of the crop
cream off (current term)
cream pie
cream pies
cream pitcher
cream puff
cream puffs
cream sauce
cream slice
cream slices
cream soda
cream tea
cream teas
cream up
cream violet
creambush

Literary usage of Cream off

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"Not that sour cream off sour milk is useless, or really deleterious, for it may be eaten with relish by itself, as a dessert, or with porridge. ..."

2. Dainty Dishes for Indian Tables (1881)
"... add the chocolate and sugar to the cream; lift the cream off the fire and when it is a little cooled add the yolks and whites of the eggs well beaten; ..."

3. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"This is probably five cheese-fats and one shenker, a dish for taking the cream off milk. July 1620, paid to the thrower (wood-turner of platters, &c. ..."

4. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1857)
"This is probably five cheese-fats and one shenker, a dish for taking the cream off milk. July 1620, paid to the thrower (wood-turner of platters, &c. ..."

5. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"Not that sour cream off sour milk is useless, or really deleterious, for it may be eaten with relish by itself, as a dessert, or with porridge. ..."

6. Dainty Dishes for Indian Tables (1881)
"... add the chocolate and sugar to the cream; lift the cream off the fire and when it is a little cooled add the yolks and whites of the eggs well beaten; ..."

7. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"This is probably five cheese-fats and one shenker, a dish for taking the cream off milk. July 1620, paid to the thrower (wood-turner of platters, &c. ..."

8. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1857)
"This is probably five cheese-fats and one shenker, a dish for taking the cream off milk. July 1620, paid to the thrower (wood-turner of platters, &c. ..."

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