cold-cream

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v cold-cream put cold cream on one's face
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: When Kleenex was first introduced to the market in 1924, it was marketed as a make up or cold cream remover
    • n cold-cream A kind of cooling unguent for the skin, usually made of almond-oil, spermaceti, white wax, and rose-water.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1924, Kleenex tissues were originally designed as a cold cream remover
    • Cold-cream the name applied to a creamy ointment, usually made of almond-oil, spermaceti, white wax, and rose-water, used as a cooling dressing for the skin
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ceald; Scot, cauld, Ger. kalt; cog. also with Eng. cool, Ice. kala, to freeze, L. gelidusgelu, frost.

Usage

In literature:

The South Africans came into my cubicle last year and smeared my cold cream over my pillow.
"The Jolliest School of All" by Angela Brazil
Cold cream should be rubbed over the face, and then wiped off with a soft towel.
"The Peace Egg and Other tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Serve warm or cold, with cream, plain or whipped.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Mix the flour with a little cold water until smooth and thick as cream.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management" by Ministry of Education
Her cream didn't "come good" these cold days.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
She rubbed her red, desk-calloused elbows with Pemberton's cold-cream.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
Say, I want you to put some cold cream on my back.
"Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883" by George W. Peck
The top proved to contain cold coffee all sugared and creamed.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
Belle needed cold cream and was waiting her turn to tell the clerk so.
"The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay" by Margaret Penrose
Surround with the syrup from the pan and serve hot or cold with cream.
"American Cookery" by Various
Serve very cold with whipped or plain cream.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
When cold, turn out and serve with half a pint of cream whipped solid and piled in the centre.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
When cold pour whipped cream on top of each and a cherry on top of cream.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
Don't wash the face when traveling, unless it is with a little alcohol and water, or a little cold cream.
"Cupology" by Clara
All our first fingers are covered with pricks and look immensely horrid, but we glory in it and won't even put any cold cream on them!
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 2nd, 1914" by Various
Here's some cold cream!
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
I would just as soon eat cold cream for the complexion as condensed cream.
"Molly Brown's Sophomore Days" by Nell Speed
She pushed back the half-moons of his fingers with an orange stick dipped in cold-cream.
"Just Around the Corner" by Fannie Hurst
When cold thin with cream.
"Civic League Cook Book" by Anonymous
She had flung a pot of cold cream in the face of her manager.
"Rambles in Womanland" by Max O'Rell
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In poetry:

The ancient poets ne'er did dream
That Canada was land of cream,
They ne'er imagined it could flow
In this cold land of ice and snow,
Where everything did solid freeze,
They ne'er hoped or looked for cheese.
"Oxford Cheese Ode" by James McIntyre

In news:

With 1,200 stores in 47 states, the Cold Stone Creamery chain is growing quickly with its do-it-yourself ice cream concoctions.
Ahhh … thirst- quenching , ice-cold water, lemonade, iced tea, potato salad, and a bowl of your favorite ice cream.
From ice-cold mint water to a new take on ice cream, check out a few of the cool items we've found.
As the first course for a company dinner, or as a cold-weather lunch, cream of mushroom soup is very versatile.
Put cold heavy cream, vanilla extract and confectioners sugar in a mixing bowl set over ice and whisk for 3 to 4 minutes, until desired whipped cream consistency.
Soup may be served hot or chill well and serve cold, topped with sour cream and dill.
It was bitterly cold on Monday night, but that didn't stop the gang at alice + olivia from serving ice cream at the label's fall 2012 presentation, held at Center 548.
We used cold coffee, espresso beans and heavy cream to create a shake that's creamy, caffeinated and lively.
Cold Stone Creamery has launched a new online ordering website for customers to order cakes, ice cream cookie sandwiches and ice cream cupcakes, available for pick up during store hours.
LEFTOVER PECAN PIE MILKSHAKE 2 cups vanilla ice cream, slightly softened 1?3 cup milk Slice cold baked pecan pie, cut into chunks (from 9-inch pie) Whipped cream, if desired Toasted pecan halves or chopped pecans , if desired.
Leftover Pecan Pie Milkshake 2 cups vanilla ice cream, slightly softened 1?3 cup milk Slice cold baked pecan pie, cut into chunks (from 9-inch pie) Whipped cream, if desired Toasted pecan halves or chopped pecans , if desired.
The category—from shampoos and skin creams to cough drops and cold remedies —has always had its rightful place in a convenience store—providing a grab-and-go remedy for a variety of ailments.
Ice cold beer foam dispensed like soft- serve ice cream.
Isabella's Ice Cream brings eco-friendly, cold and creamy aspects to Tucson's food-truck world.
Wraps, salads, sandwiches, ice cream, and ice-cold drinks can be had at this poolside cafe in the Atlantic Terrace motel overlooking the ocean at the east end of the beach in downtown Montauk.
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