milk run


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milk run

n. Slang
A routine trip, usually involving stops at many places.

milk run

n
(Aeronautics) aeronautics informal a routine and uneventful flight, esp on a dangerous mission
[C20: referring to the regular and safe routine of a milkman's round]

milk′ run`


n.
a routine trip or undertaking.
[1920–25]
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My wife had a premature birth 25 years ago and I was doing a milk run then between the hospital and mum using a thermos flask and a push bike," he said.
SWAMP Fox is on the way back to Galway following his emphatic victory in the Dawn Milk Run Handicap Hurdle in Killarney yesterday.
10 Killarney Dawn Milk Run Handicap Hurdle 2m1f ATR Card page 64 SWAMP FOX heads the weights for this 15-runner handicap in which his rivals will include Time For Mabel, who landed the same race a year ago.
Chagnon's milk run of 20 farms transports 10m litres of milk each year.
Stuart, 27, from Ardrossan, Ayrshire, said: "I was out doing my milk run with my wife Kat and my one-year-old Harley when we passed a lorry with its hazards on.
We often called our daily missions in Afghanistan the milk run because in one day we could pick up from 5 to 20 patients on a C-130 from four or five different places before finally ending a very long and hot day.
It has come a long way since it started out as a small milk run from a family farm in Scotland.
People who have a severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening reaction if they consume this product.
He has appeared on television and radio including ITV2's Comedy Cuts and The Milk Run on BBC Radio 1.
Individuals with severe allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing milk proteins.
My dad used to take her out on the milk run and she knew every stop, she knew every customer that he had.
While some of the riders were a little apprehensive about the trip back, calm sea conditions made it a milk run, although no one gets out of the Bermuda Triangle without some weirdness.