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Brewer's: Milk

To cry over spilt milk. (See under Cry.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Milk and HoneyMilesians A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T…

Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk was elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977 and became the first openly homosexual elected official in California. Less than a year after taking office Milk was murdered…

milk

(Encyclopedia) milk, liquid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals as food for their young. The milk of the cow is most widely used by humans, but the milk of the mare, goat, ewe, buffalo,…

Brewer's: Flat Milk

Skimmed milk, that is, milk “fletted” (Anglo-Saxon, flet, cream; Latin, flos lactis.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Flat RaceFlat-fish A B C D E F G…

Brewer's: Milk and Honey

A land of milk and honey. That is, abounding in all good things, or of extraordinary fertility. Joel iii. 18 speaks of “the mountains flowing with milk and honey.” Figuratively used to…

Brewer's: Milk and Water

Insipid, without energy or character; baby-pap (literature, etc.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Milk of Human KindnessMilk and Honey A B C D E F G…

Brewer's: Bristol Milk

Sherry sack, at one time given by the Bristol people to their friends. “This metaphorical milk, whereby Xeres or Sherry-sack is intended.” —Fuller. Worthies. Bristol Waters Mineral waters…

Brewer's: Spilt Milk

(See Cry.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Spindle-halfSpigot A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related…

Got Milk Substitutes

Federal Dietary Guidelines recommend two to three servings of milk, yogurt, or cheese daily in order to ingest the necessary amount of calcium. Yet the majority…

Milk

(Encyclopedia) Milk, river, 729 mi (1,173 km) long, rising in the Rocky Mts., NW Mont. It flows N into Alberta, Canada, then in long curves eastward, S into Montana again, and generally SE to the…