milch


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milch

 (mĭlch)
adj.
Giving milk: a milch cow.

[Middle English milche, from Old English -milce (in thrīmilce, May, month when cows can be milked thrice a day); see melg- in Indo-European roots.]

milch

(mɪltʃ)
n
1. (Agriculture) (modifier) (esp of cattle) yielding milk
2. milch cow informal a source of easy income, esp a person
[C13: from Old English -milce (in compounds); related to Old English melcan to milk]

milch

(mɪltʃ)

adj.
(of a domestic animal) yielding milk.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.milch - giving milkmilch - giving milk; bred or suitable primarily for milk production; "milch goats, milch camels"
References in classic literature ?
Red cattle, black, white, and yellow cattle; old cattle and young cattle; great bellowing bulls and little calves not an hour born; meek-eyed milch cows and fierce, long-horned Texas steers.
She liked the pasture best where the milch cows were lying, and next to that the meadow where the grass was half-mown, and lay in silvered sweeping lines.
Sometimes, indeed, the neighbours thought it strange that the rich Miller never gave little Hans anything in return, though he had a hundred sacks of flour stored away in his mill, and six milch cows, and a large flock of woolly sheep; but Hans never troubled his head about these things, and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to listen to all the wonderful things the Miller used to say about the unselfishness of true friendship.
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Buying, transporting and selling the milch cattle has been disrupted by relentless pressure from rightwing zealots and a police force that demands bribes much more than the economics of the business allows.
At least it's nice to know that a white elephant can morph into a milch cow - if only for a few days every eight years.
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In Yorktown, Raveis has added Michele Rowell, Carol Harman and Susan Mirwis; Lisa Berliner in Katonah; Pam Eskind in Irvington; and Joanne Milch in Chappaqua.
Sensing a bigger role in the domain of milk and its products, the government had formed the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), which was designed to help increase productivity of milch animals and thereby meet the rapidly growing demand for milk in the country and provide more rural milk producers with better access to markets.
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The beadiereyed saw the potential to hoodwink the welfare state for use as milch cow.
As the most possible buyer has been named the Mueller Milch group, which bought Noem UK last year.