milk gravy

  1. a gravy or sauce made from cooking fat, milk, flour, and seasonings.

Origin of milk gravy

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805

Words Nearby milk gravy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use milk gravy in a sentence

  • Take canned pork brain in milk gravy: Each can boasts 1,170 percent of your daily cholesterol.

    The Weirdest Food Trend Ever | Robert Rosenthal | July 15, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • What's the use of buying tinsel and flim-flam when you're eating milk gravy to save butter and using salt sacks for handkerchiefs?

    Christmas | Zona Gale
  • Is there anything better under the sun than fried salt pork and milk gravy?

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • That is true; it takes an artist or a mother to fry salt pork and make milk gravy.

    The Fat of the Land | John Williams Streeter
  • There was smear-case too, milk gravy and sauce made of English currants.

    Vandemark's Folly | Herbert Quick
  • Fortune stew was a dish of small, round blue potatoes, served perfectly whole in a milk gravy.

    Cape Cod Folks | Sarah P. McLean Greene