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milking machine

an electric machine for milking cows.
Also called milker.
Origin of milking machine
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The great day came at last when the milking machine arrived.

    The Tale of the The Muley Cow Arthur Scott Bailey
  • She even let Farmer Green milk her with the milking machine.

    The Tale of the The Muley Cow Arthur Scott Bailey
  • "There was a contrivance like a milking machine," said Full.

    The Enormous Room Horace Leonard Gold
  • Contamination of milk, from milking machine, 50;in factory, 59.

  • Even the farmer has his telephone, his auto, his riding plow, his milking machine and his cream separator.

    Evening Round Up

    William Crosbie Hunter
  • Perhaps, if some one would invent a milking machine that would bunt the cow at regular intervals, it would be a complete success.

    In Pastures Green Peter McArthur
  • The main problem in the use of a milking machine is to keep the apparatus in an aseptic condition.

  • To everybody's surprise the little red cow announced that she was glad the milking machine had come.

    The Tale of the The Muley Cow Arthur Scott Bailey
  • And they were just about to fasten the milking machine to her when the big white cow let out a frightened bawl.

    The Tale of the The Muley Cow Arthur Scott Bailey
  • The milking machine air-pump is driven by electricity generated on the farm, the power being supplied by a kerosene engine.

    Farm Mechanics Herbert A. Shearer
British Dictionary definitions for milking machine

milking machine

an apparatus for milking cows
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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