a frothy drink made of cold milk, flavoring, and usually ice cream, shaken together or blended in a mixer.
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Origin of milk shake
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
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Example sentences from the Web for milk shake
"A milk-shake should be absorbed in a shake," observed Bob Henderson, grinning at her from across the table.Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp|Alice B. Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for milk shake
a cold frothy drink made of milk, flavouring, and sometimes ice cream, whisked or beaten together
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