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milk gravy

a gravy or sauce made from cooking fat, milk, flour, and seasonings.
Origin of milk gravy
An Americanism dating back to 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was smear-case too, milk gravy and sauce made of English currants.

    Vandemark's Folly Herbert Quick
  • Is there anything better under the sun than fried salt pork and milk gravy?

    The Fat of the Land John Williams Streeter
  • Fortune stew was a dish of small, round blue potatoes, served perfectly whole in a milk gravy.

    Cape Cod Folks Sarah P. McLean Greene

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