milch cow


Definition of milch cow

1 : a cow in milk or kept for her milk
2 : a source of easily acquired gain the tobacco … industry is regarded as one of the best … milch cows of national revenueCanadian Horticulture & Home

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History and Etymology for milch cow

Middle English milche cow, from milche milch + cow

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“Milch cow.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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