Vessels designed for holding and serving milk, especially for medium-sized pitchers having a handle and a spout or lip and sometimes a lid; usually made as part of a tea service; originating in the early 18th century. For containers for holding and serving cream, especially small pitchers, use "creamers.".

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Vessels designed for holding and serving milk, especially for medium-sized pitchers having a handle and a spout or lip and sometimes a lid; usually made as part of a tea service; originating in the early 18th century. For containers for holding and serving cream, especially small pitchers, use "creamers."

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Milk Jugs
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021