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milch cow

Origin of milch cow
late Middle English
1375-1425; late Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • They were tired of serving as the milch cow for the fattening of the Government at Bogota.

  • “Belfast will be the milch cow of the Dublin Parliament,” said Cahoon.

    The Red Hand of Ulster George A. Birmingham
  • That is to be said in full view of the notorious fact that the island was openly declared to be the milch cow of Spain.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • The beauty of a milch cow is the result of her good qualities.

    Cattle and Their Diseases Robert Jennings
  • "May early good luck not come to you till you get either a dry or a milch cow here," said a man of them, and anger on him.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • If a milch cow, he shall give three gur of corn to its owner.

    The Oldest Code of Laws in the World Hammurabi, King of Babylon
  • The cows must be kept clean, and manure must not be permitted to collect upon the tail, sides, udder and belly of any milch cow.

  • The quality of the food of the milch cow exercises a great influence on the quality and yield of her milk.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual Charles Alexander Cameron
  • As a present to the young hunters, he had brought them a milch cow, for which they were very thankful.

    The Giraffe Hunters Mayne Reid
  • But now she began to perceive that her father was to be regarded as a milch cow, and that she was to be the dairy-maid.

    The Prime Minister Anthony Trollope

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