[milk-hwahyt, -wahyt]


of a white or slightly blue-white color, as that of milk.

Origin of milk-white

before 1000; Middle English, Old English Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of milk-white

Historical Examples of milk-white

  • A milk-white fawn, on account of its rarity, was given him by a peasant.

    A Short History of Spain

    Mary Platt Parmele

  • Out of her milk-white innocency no confession was to be made.

    Kept in the Dark

    Anthony Trollope

  • We were sitting on a luxurious divan and he held my milk-white hand in his.

    Fair to Look Upon

    Mary Belle Freeley

  • The moon, ringed by a halo, shone like an opal in the milk-white sky.

    The Child of Pleasure

    Gabriele D'Annunzio

  • Then, mounting her milk-white ass, she set out to follow them.