milch cow

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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.
So, we decided to admit their children against milch cows," said Surya Kumar Singh, a former defence scientist and chairman of Vidyadaan society which runs and manages the engineering institute.
The DRDO continues with its eccentric ways, mistaking its self- generated hype for achievement, while the defence public sector units and ordnance factories act as milch cows for corrupt officials and complacent trade unions.
Let's not allow our overseas workers to be milch cows of the government.
The company recently increased its herd strength to 3,500, of which 2,000 are milch cows, and boosted its annual production capacity to 20 million litres of milk.
Marmum Dairy has imported 175 high-quality heifers from Australia, bringing its total herd strength to 3,500, of which 2000 are milch cows.
Asubsidiary of Dubai Investments and a leading player in the UAE dairy industry, Marmum Dairy has imported 175 high-quality heifers from Australia, bringing its total herd strength to 3,500, of which 2000 are milch cows, the company said in a statement.
The visit here will examine how dirty water from the 180 milch cows is managed through recently installed reed beds and see pasture improvement trials exploring the relative success of a range of re-seeding methods.
While councils may see casinos as milch cows for regeneration, they might usefully ponder a statement to the US House of Representatives committee on small business.
Motorists already pay billions annually in taxation and are sick and tired of being treated as nothing more than milch cows every time politicians, be they at national or local level, seek to raise yet more funds for their pet schemes.