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Definitions of milk

  1. exploit as much as possible; " I am milking this for all it's worth"
  2. produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
  3. a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
  4. any of several nutritive milklike liquids
  5. a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
  6. take milk from female mammals; " Cows need to be milked every morning"
  7. add milk to; " milk the tea"
  8. resembling milk in color or cloudiness; not clear; " milk glass"
  9. A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals for the nourishment of their young, consisting of minute globules of fat suspended in a solution of casein, albumin, milk sugar, and inorganic salts.
  10. A kind of juice or sap, usually white in color, found in certain plants; latex. See Latex.
  11. An emulsion made by bruising seeds; as, the milk of almonds, produced by pounding almonds with sugar and water.
  12. The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
  13. To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of.
  14. To draw from the breasts or udder; to extract, as milk; as, to milk wholesome milk from healthy cows.
  15. To draw anything from, as if by milking; to compel to yield profit or advantage; to plunder.
  16. To give off small gas bubbles during the final part of the charging operation; - said of a storage battery.
  17. A white fluid produced by the mammary glands of females among the higher animals; especially, the milk of the cow; the white juice of certain plants.
  18. To draw milk from; supply with milk.
  19. Milker.
  20. To squeeze or draw milk from: to supply with milk.
  21. A white fluid secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young: a milk- like juice of certain plants.
  22. Milky.
  23. To draw milk from.
  24. White liquid secreted by female mammals to nourish their young; a milk like juice in plants.
  25. To draw milk from; yield milk.
  26. The white liquid with which female mammals nourish their young; the white sap of certain plants.
  27. A white fluid, secreted by certain glands in female animals, for the nourishment of their young; the white juice of certain plants; an emulsion made by bruising seeds.
  28. To draw milk from; to supply with milk.
  29. The white fluid drawn from the breasts of females for the nourishment of their young; the white fluid yielded by the cow; the white juice of plants.
  30. To draw or press out the milk of; to draw from the udder of a cow; to add milk to.

Usage examples for milk

  1. The Farmer said to him: " How much milk do you want?" – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  2. Suddenly a milk- blue stream broke on all sides from the dark heap of ashes. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  3. Saturday, February 25.- The child very well; Maie very well also; drawing milk all day. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  4. When, tomorrow, my iron safe will be opened in the presence of these- Khema, Thako, the milk- woman and all the rest ... – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  5. Ah, milk- punch- that's better, man. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  6. Meantime, Phoebe was not idle: an excellent business woman, she took immediate advantage of a new station that was built near the farm, to send up milk, butter, and eggs to London. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  7. " Not but what she do milk rather hard. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  8. I'll give you a nice drink of milk. – The Curlytops on Star Island by Howard R. Garis
  9. Their milk is very pretty milk, isn't it? – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  10. In the other hand she carried the empty milk can. – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  11. " Not till he's had his milk. – The Greater Inclination by Edith Wharton
  12. 16. Notice also, how the grass, upon which the cattle feed, becomes food for man; being converted into the milk and flesh of the creatures that eat them. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  13. Think of it, milk! – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  14. He swallowed some milk and soda- water; took a whole tumbler- full, in fact. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  15. Take your milk before it gets quite cold. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  16. In the afternoon we would tell him to go get the milk cows and he would bring only the cows, no horses. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  17. And where's the milk? – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods by Laura Lee Hope
  18. And he never started to milk the cows until the stable clock had struck four, so his appearance was a positive proof that the afternoon was passing rapidly by. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  19. It's as mild as milk. – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
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