milk float


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milk float

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(Automotive Engineering) Brit a small motor vehicle used to deliver milk to houses
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Noun1.milk float - a van (typically powered by electricity) with an open side that is used to deliver milk to housesmilk float - a van (typically powered by electricity) with an open side that is used to deliver milk to houses
van - a truck with an enclosed cargo space
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Meanwhile, maybe the next thing Tesla or James Dyson can do is make a milk float for the 21st century.
AMILKMAN says he's seen such a surge in sales that he's spent thousands refurbishing a 45-year-old milk float to meet demand - and it's all thanks to the war on plastic waste.
A MUM whose teenage son was mowed down by a cocaine and booze-fuelled yob driving a stolen milk float has branded him a "monster.
Cadbury ran the competition for streets, workplaces or schools to win a visit from the Dairy Milk float.
A VINTAGE milk float has found a new use as a roadside vegetable shop in the Conwy Valley.
Cancer-ridden Peggy hitches a lift on the back of a milk float to let Walford know she's back - before joining up with her onscreen sons Phil and Grant for a final Mitchell-clan goodbye.
Since 2008, Trevor has raised over PS188,000 for the trust by walking, cycling and even driving a milk float from Lands End to John O'Groats.
A DRIVER ploughed into a house after losing control of her Range Rover trying to overtake a milk float.
A SWAN converted from a milk float was the Co-op's Christmas attraction before Santa's Sleigh ever arrived, remembers the man who ran it.
A SUSPECTED milk float thief was threatened with a Taser after a milkman's van was snatched during his early-morning rounds.
A 1969 Morris Milk Float featured in the opening shots of the 1980s soap opera EastEnders also went for PS2,300.
The stolen white milk float, which features the Dairy Crest logo in green and yellow, has not yet been traced.