butter churn

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butter churn - a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilkbutter churn - a vessel in which cream is agitated to separate butterfat from buttermilk
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
To take this healthy living to the next (and a bit messy) stage, I recently discovered a vintage glass butter churn (you can buy new ones) and decided to 'have a go'!
Miss Geddes said: "This year, we had a Bygone Era tent with a lot of kitchen stuff like a butter churn, a milk caddy and a cheese press.
I love you Charlottesville, and as Thomas Jefferson once said, who's that hot light-skinned girl over by the butter churn?"
Heritage features such as the former butter churn dairy and Victorian laundry will also be restored.
I had nine different milk strainers, various milk bottles and restaurant containers, as well as wooden cheese boxes, a 1-gallon home butter churn, two different milk pasteurizers, a hand-crank ice cream freezer and old metal 1-gallon ice cream buckets.
Demand for surface, form, and color continued with heated bidding for a miniature butter churn finished in a muted green paint for $1,100 and followed by an astounding $2,300 for a 9-hook cherry peg rack in its untouched, original state.
Dawson, a historian and author living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, tells the stories of 50 objects from museums that relate the history of Nova Scotia, such as a fossilized amphibian, a Mi'kmaw arrowhead, a beaver pelt and hat, a Zwicker Bible, a singing school music book, Quaker House shoes, a German butter churn, a gentleman's top hat, a letter book, bagpipes, Joseph Howe's printing press, antique French wallpaper, a ship's bell, a doll carriage, and the schooner Theresa E.
"At first we wondered if it was a butter churn or something allied to that.
Arabic users probably should've caught on, though -- the town's name was Shichwa, meaning "Butter Churn."
If you want to make larger amounts of butter or like the idea of using an old-fashioned butter churn, you can find a nice selection of such implements online at www.HomesteaderSupply.com.
Nicolas remembers spending hours cranking away at the butter churn as soon as he was big enough to manage it.