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Milker   Listen

Cattle that are reared for their milk.  Synonyms: dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milcher, milk cow.

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"Milker" Quotes from Famous Books

... of offence that she set herself to do well her next duty, which happened to be the milking of the cows. She did not mean to milk cows any longer than she could help, but in the meantime she meant to be the best milker in the parish. Moreover, it was quite in accordance with her character that, in her byre flirtations with Ebie Farrish, she should take pleasure in his rough compliments, smacking of the field and the stable. Jess had an appetite for compliments perfectly eclectic and cosmopolitan. Though ...
— The Lilac Sunbonnet • S.R. Crockett

... Harberton, was a much more ordinary type, with broad cheeks, sandy hair, and a perpetual friendly grin, which generally served her instead of speech, at least in her employer's presence. She was a capital milker, and a good honest child. Her people lived in the village, and her forebears had always lived there. They were absolutely indigenous and autochthonous—a far older Brookshire family than any of the dwellers ...
— Harvest • Mrs. Humphry Ward

... somewhat finer and cleaner than the wraps of the others, and whose jacket underneath had a presentable marketing aspect—the master-dairyman, of whom she was in quest, his double character as a working milker and butter maker here during six days, and on the seventh as a man in shining broad-cloth in his family pew at church, being so marked as to have inspired ...
— Tess of the d'Urbervilles - A Pure Woman • Thomas Hardy

... takes the money, and off he goes to the fair. When he arrived, he walked up and down, and at length saw a beautiful red cow. It was an excellent milker, and perfect in every way. "Oh," thought Mr. Vinegar, "if I had but that cow, I should be ...
— English Fairy Tales • Joseph Jacobs (coll. & ed.)

Words linked to "Milker" :   milking shorthorn, cattle, Holstein, Friesian, kine, milch cow, jersey, oxen, Bos taurus, Guernsey, cows, Brown Swiss, dairy cattle, Ayrshire, milk cow, Holstein-Friesian, milcher

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