overmilk

verb
over·​milk | \ˌō-vər-ˈmilk \
overmilked; overmilking

Definition of overmilk 

transitive verb

: to milk (something) excessively:

a : to draw milk from (an animal) too long or too often The cows were overmilked. an overmilked goat

b : to exploit (something) to an excessive degree The overall … fall in 2010 could be attributed to greedy promoters overmilking the market.— Andrew Orlowski

First Known Use of overmilk

1836, in the meaning defined above

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