milch cow


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milch cow - cattle that are reared for their milkmilch cow - cattle that are reared for their milk
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
Ayrshire - hardy breed of dairy cattle from Ayr, Scotland
Brown Swiss - large hardy brown breed of dairy cattle from Switzerland
Jersey - a breed of diary cattle developed on the island of Jersey
milking shorthorn - breed evolved from shorthorn beef cattle
Friesian, Holstein, Holstein-Friesian - a breed of dairy cattle from northern Holland
Guernsey - breed of dairy cattle from the island of Guernsey
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milch cow

[ˈmɪltʃkaʊ] Nvaca f lechera
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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.
MILCH COW His reasons for cow protection include ' scarcity' of milk.
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.
The beadiereyed saw the potential to hoodwink the welfare state for use as milch cow.
We have never recovered from that time, being an EU milch cow.
Maintenance budgets, as with motorists for Westminster politicians, form a convenient milch cow for financing any hare-brained scheme with the results that are clearly visible in deteriorating roads and dilapidated public buildings.
March 5 2010 -- The Vietnam-based Milch Cow Company is to invest more than VND45 billion (US$2.
Until she declares otherwise, her favoured position with the New Labour establishment suggests that her politics will be a continuation of those espoused by Jane Kennedy, which has turned Labour into an anti-socialist replica of Thatcher's party and Britain into a haven for the filthy rich and a milch cow for the banking bonus brigade.
The Paykan was like a milch cow for Iran Khodro, a role the Pride plays for Saipa now," says Ahmad Nemat-Bakhsh, executive director of Iran`s vehicle manufacturers` association.
So we don't see why they should be given another chance to use the NHS in Trafford as a milch cow for their shareholders.