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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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.