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Definition of Milk


  1. 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.
  2. A kind of juice or sap, usually white in color, found in certain plants; latex. See Latex.
  3. An emulsion made by bruising seeds; as, the milk of almonds, produced by pounding almonds with sugar and water.
  4. The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
  5. To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of.
  6. To draw from the breasts or udder; to extract, as milk; as, to milk wholesome milk from healthy cows.
  7. To draw anything from, as if by milking; to compel to yield profit or advantage; to plunder.
  8. To draw or to yield milk.
  9. To draw or to yield milk.
  10. To give off small gas bubbles during the final part of the charging operation; -- said of a storage battery.

Milk Quotations

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Winston Churchill

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

There are those who love to get dirty and fix things. They drink coffee at dawn, beer after work. And those who stay clean, just appreciate things. At breakfast they have milk and juice at night. There are those who do both, they drink tea.
Gary Snyder

I don't believe that you have to be a cow to know what milk is.
Ann Landers

I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.
Woody Allen
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Milk Translations

milk in Afrikaans is melk
milk in Dutch is melk
milk in French is trayez, traient, laitier, trayons, lait, traire
milk in German is Milch
milk in Hungarian is tej
milk in Italian is latte
milk in Latin is lac lactis
milk in Norwegian is melk
milk in Portuguese is leite
milk in Spanish is leche
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