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milch cow

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Origin of milch cow

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for milch cow

Historical Examples

  • You have heard of the fool who had a milch-cow, now hear the story of these other two fools.

    The Kath Sarit Sgara

    Somadeva Bhatta

  • Uncle Eph, arent you ashamed, I asked, to work your milch-cow?

    Dixie After the War

    Myrta Lockett Avary

  • What necessity could there be for economy with such a milch-cow as that close to their elbows?

    Castle Richmond

    Anthony Trollope

  • And how could he raise the wind now that his milch-cow had run so dry?

    Castle Richmond

    Anthony Trollope

  • They were paid for—underpaid, I say—but that I cared not for, as they left me one milch-cow and fodder enough to keep her.