"milk" Definition

Definitions for the word "milk" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
1 opaque white fluid secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young. 2 milk of cows, goats, or sheep as food. 3 milklike juice of the coconut etc. v. 1 draw milk from (a cow etc.). 2 exploit (a person or situation) to the utmost. [old english]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
a term used in connexion with racing; when a horse is entered in a race for which his owner does not intend him to run, or at all events in which he does not intend him to win, and bets against him, the animal is said to “be MILKED.” MILKING, is keeping a horse a favourite, at short odds, for a race in which he has no chance whatever, or in which he will not be allowed to try, for the purpose of laying against him.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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