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Milk vs. Silk

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Milk

Milk (also known in unfermented form as sweet milk) is a nutrient-rich liquid food produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals, including breastfed human infants before they are able to digest solid food.
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Silk

Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles. The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons.
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Milk

An opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young
A healthy mother will produce enough milk for her baby
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Silk

A fine lustrous fiber composed mainly of fibroin and produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons, especially the strong, elastic, fibrous secretion of silkworms used to make thread and fabric.
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Milk

Draw milk from (a cow or other animal), either by hand or mechanically
Two hours later he was up again to milk the cows
I had to start the milking
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Silk

Thread or fabric made from this fiber.
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Milk

Exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
Executives milked the health plan's funds for their personal use
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Silk

A garment made from this fabric.
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Milk

A whitish liquid containing proteins, fats, lactose, and various vitamins and minerals that is produced by the mammary glands of all mature female mammals after they have given birth and serves as nourishment for their young.
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Silk

A silky filamentous material spun by a spider or an insect such as a webspinner.
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Milk

The milk of cows, goats, or other animals, used as food by humans.
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Silk

A silky filamentous material produced by a plant, such as the styles forming a tuft on an ear of corn.
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Milk

Any of various potable liquids resembling milk, such as coconut milk or soymilk.
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Silk

Silks The brightly colored identifying garments of a jockey or harness driver.
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Milk

A liquid resembling milk in consistency, such as milkweed sap or milk of magnesia.
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Silk

Composed of or similar to the fiber or the fabric silk.
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Milk

To draw milk from the teat or udder of (a female mammal).
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Silk

To develop silk. Used of corn.
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Milk

To draw or extract a liquid from
Milked the stem for its last drops of sap.
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Silk

A fine fiber excreted by the silkworm or other arthropod (such as a spider).
The thread made of silk was barely visible.
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Milk

To press out, drain off, or remove (a liquid)
Milk venom from a snake.
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Silk

A fine, soft cloth woven from silk fibers.
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Milk

To draw out or extract something from
Milked the witness for information.
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Silk

Anything which resembles silk, such as the filiform styles of the female flower of maize, or the seed covering of bombaxes.
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Milk

To obtain money or benefits from, in order to achieve personal gain; exploit
"The dictator and his cronies had milked their country of somewhere between $5 billion and $10 billion" (Russell Watson).
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Silk

The gown worn by a Senior (i.e. Queen's/King's) Counsel.
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Milk

To obtain the greatest possible advantage from (a situation).
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Silk

(colloquial) A Queen's Counsel, King's Counsel or Senior Counsel.
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Milk

To get the greatest effect from (a line or scene in a play, for example).
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Silk

A pair of long silk sheets suspended in the air on which a performer performs tricks.
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Milk

To yield or supply milk.
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Silk

The garments worn by a jockey displaying the colors of the horse's owner.
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Milk

To draw milk from a female mammal.
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Silk

(transitive) To remove the silk from (corn).
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Milk

(uncountable) A white liquid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals to nourish their young. From certain animals, especially cows, it is also called dairy milk and is a common food for humans as a beverage or used to produce various dairy products such as butter, cheese, and yogurt.
Skyr is a product made of curdled milk.
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Silk

The fine, soft thread produced by various species of caterpillars in forming the cocoons within which the worm is inclosed during the pupa state, especially that produced by the larvæ of Bombyx mori.
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Milk

A white (or whitish) liquid obtained from a vegetable source such as almonds, coconuts, oats, rice, and/or soy beans.
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Silk

Hence, thread spun, or cloth woven, from the above-named material.
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Milk

An individual serving of milk.
Table three ordered three milks.
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Silk

That which resembles silk, as the filiform styles of the female flower of maize.
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Milk

An individual portion of milk, such as found in a creamer, for tea and coffee.
I take my tea with two milks and two sugars.
I take my tea with two milk and two sugar.
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Silk

A fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae
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Milk

The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
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Silk

Fibers from silkworm cocoons provide threads for knitting
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Milk

Semen.
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Milk

(transitive) To express milk from (a mammal, especially a cow).
The farmer milked his cows.
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Milk

To draw (milk) from the breasts or udder.
To milk wholesome milk from healthy cows
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Milk

To secrete (milk) from the breasts or udder.
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Milk

(transitive) To express a liquid from a creature.
The Australian government has a team that regularly milks various snakes for venom to use creating serums and antivenoms.
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Milk

To make excessive use of (a particular point in speech or writing, a source of funds, etc.); to exploit; to take advantage of (something).
When the audience began laughing, the comedian milked the joke for more laughs.
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Milk

(of an electrical storage battery) To give off small gas bubbles during the final part of the charging operation.
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Milk

To single-mindedly masturbate a male to ejaculation, especially for the amusement or satisfaction of the masturbator rather than the person masturbated.
Controlled milking can actually establish and consolidate a mistress’s dominance over her sub rather than diminish it.
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Milk

A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals for the nourishment of their young, consisting of minute globules of fat suspended in a solution of casein, albumin, milk sugar, and inorganic salts.
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Milk

A kind of juice or sap, usually white in color, found in certain plants; latex. See Latex.
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Milk

An emulsion made by bruising seeds; as, the milk of almonds, produced by pounding almonds with sugar and water.
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Milk

The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
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Milk

To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of.
I have given suck, and knowHow tender 't is to love the babe that milks me.
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Milk

To draw from the breasts or udder; to extract, as milk; as, to milk wholesome milk from healthy cows.
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Milk

To draw anything from, as if by milking; to compel to yield profit or advantage; to plunder.
They [the lawyers] milk an unfortunate estate as regularly as a dairyman does his stock.
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Milk

To draw or to yield milk.
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Milk

To give off small gas bubbles during the final part of the charging operation; - said of a storage battery.
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Milk

A white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
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Milk

Produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
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Milk

A river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
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Milk

Any of several nutritive milklike liquids
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Milk

Take milk from female mammals;
Cows need to be milked every morning
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Milk

Exploit as much as possible;
I am milking this for all it's worth
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Milk

Add milk to;
Milk the tea
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