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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The Austin Leahy-trained Wait Here might turn over Cromwell's hat-trick seeking top-weight Ming Dynasty in the Dawn Milk Run Handicap Hurdle as he meets his rival on 17lb better terms than their meetings at Naas and Kilbeggan.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
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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.