condensed milk

Origin of condensed milk

First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for condensed milk

Historical Examples of condensed milk

  • A condensed-milk plant was set afire—each side charged it to the other—and the city was hysterical.

    Babbitt

    Sinclair Lewis

  • And once before my eyes his ready lips sucked the condensed-milk off our tin-opener before plunging it into a tin of potted meat.

  • Its horizon is a few grotto-like dust-shoots, decorated with old bottles and condensed-milk tins.

    Nights in London

    Thomas Burke

  • The condensed-milk factory must have been responsible for some surprises to the cows when they were first milked in its interests.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

  • Stock farming is for milk rather than for meat, and more than one condensed-milk factory is in operation.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott


British Dictionary definitions for condensed milk

condensed milk

noun
  1. milk reduced by evaporation to a thick concentration, with sugar addedCompare evaporated milk
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