variants or milsie
plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a milk strainer

Word History


alteration of English dialect milk-sye, from Middle English mylke syhe, from mylke, milk milk + syhe sieve, from sien, syen to strain

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“Milsey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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