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milch

[ milch ]

adjective

  1. (of a domestic animal) yielding milk; kept or suitable for milk production.


milch

/ mɪltʃ /

noun

  1. modifier (esp of cattle) yielding milk
  2. milch cow informal.
    milch cow a source of easy income, esp a person


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Word History and Origins

Origin of milch1

1250–1300; Middle English milche; compare Old English -milce (in thrimilce the month of May, i.e., the month when cows could be milked thrice a day); milk

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Word History and Origins

Origin of milch1

C13: from Old English -milce (in compounds); related to Old English melcan to milk

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Example Sentences

Milch, who wrote such superb shows as NYPD Blue and Deadwood and also penned Luck, is a disgrace as well.

In the name of their supposed art, Milch, Mann, and the HBO brass were all too willing to subject horses to fatal harm.

Luck, created by Michael Mann and David Milch, had already been renewed for a second season, despite meager ratings.

That one milch-cow shall be kept and calf reared for every sixty sheep and ten oxen during the following seven years.

Your milch-cows, O destroyers, are never destroyed;—when they went in triumph, the chariots followed.

They had an idea that the Expedition was a kind of milch cow out of which money could be extracted to their hearts' content.

Just outside of the avenue gate they met a line of milch-cows en route for the "cuppen."

These are all now on it; oxen and milch-kine; the horses, too, hoppled neck-and-knee, to keep them from straying.

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