milk (to)

 Exploit, to get the maximum out of. See also COW.
 ► “With a lot of those thrifts, we hadn’t gotten around to milking the cow, Mr. Allison notes.” (Wall Street Journal, June 13, 1996, p. B4)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Milk — (m[i^]lk), n. [AS. meoluc, meoloc, meolc, milc; akin to OFries. meloc, D. melk, G. milch, OHG. miluh, Icel. mj[=o]lk, Sw. mj[ o]lk, Dan. melk, Goth. miluks, G. melken to milk, OHG. melchan, Lith. milszti, L. mulgere, Gr. ame lgein. [root]107. Cf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milk — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Milk Título Milk Mi nombre es Harvey Milk (España) Ficha técnica …   Wikipedia Español

  • milk — /mɪlk / (say milk) noun 1. an opaque white or bluish white liquid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals, serving for the nourishment of their young, and, in the case of the cow and some other animals, used by humans for food or as a… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • milk — milk; milk·en; milk·er; milk·i·ly; milk·i·ness; milk·less; milk·man; milk·ness; milk·sop; milk·sop·ping; milk·sop·py; pre·milk; …   English syllables

  • milk — [milk] n. [ME < OE meolc, akin to ON mjolk, Ger milch < IE base * melĝ , to stroke, press out, wipe off, hence to milk (an animal) > Gr amelgein, L mulgere, to milk] 1. a white or yellowish emulsion secreted by the mammary glands of… …   English World dictionary

  • Milk — (m[i^]lk), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Milked} (m[i^]lkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Milking}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of. Milking the kine. Gay. [1913 Webster] I have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • milk — ► NOUN 1) an opaque white fluid produced by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. 2) the milk of cows as a food and drink for humans. 3) the milk like juice of certain plants, such as the coconut. ► VERB 1) draw milk from (a cow or… …   English terms dictionary

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