milkmaid

noun
milk·​maid | \ ˈmilk-ˌmād How to pronounce milkmaid (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Kylie isn’t the first star to partake in the milkmaid look. Teen Vogue, "From Kylie Jenner to Rowan Blanchard, Milkmaid Fashion Is the New Trend We Can't Get Enough Of," 16 Aug. 2019 The look was, fittingly, very French milkmaid from the 1700s. Teen Vogue, "From Kylie Jenner to Rowan Blanchard, Milkmaid Fashion Is the New Trend We Can't Get Enough Of," 16 Aug. 2019 Big sis Kendall also showed up with her man candy Ben Simmons, continuing her lime green holiday theme in a neon milkmaid top and leather pants. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner’s New Year’s Eve Outfit Flaunted Major Boob," 2 Jan. 2019 Lugging the Stanley Cup like a milkmaid with her yoke can work for a bit, but soon Alex Ovechkin’s shoulder muscles begin to ache. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "The Great Wait Is Finally Over: After 13 Seasons, Alex Ovechkin Is a Stanley Cup Champion," 11 June 2018 Tossing the, In a matching move, hairstylist Jenda Alcorn tossed the Los Angeles-based beauty's blonde lengths into a wraparound milkmaid braid, then fastened tiny daisies, roses, and white flowers into her plaits. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Elle Fanning Puts a Fresh Spin on the Flower Crown," 15 May 2019 Big sis Kendall also showed up with her man candy Ben Simmons, continuing her lime green holiday theme in a neon milkmaid top and leather pants. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner’s New Year’s Eve Outfit Flaunted Major Boob," 2 Jan. 2019 Lugging the Stanley Cup like a milkmaid with her yoke can work for a bit, but soon Alex Ovechkin’s shoulder muscles begin to ache. Alex Prewitt, SI.com, "The Great Wait Is Finally Over: After 13 Seasons, Alex Ovechkin Is a Stanley Cup Champion," 11 June 2018 Or Brock Collection, with its lacy milkmaids-at-the-Petit Trianon cherry-print frocks, rough linens and Watteau florals. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, "A Lot of Sound and Supermodels, Signifying Not Much," 10 Sep. 2017

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1552, in the meaning defined above

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5 Oct 2019

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“Milkmaid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milkmaid. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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