Definition of Milk can

1. Noun. Large can for transporting milk.

Generic synonyms: Can, Tin, Tin Can

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milk Can

milk acid
milk adder
milk anaemia
milk banks
milk bar
milk bars
milk brother
milk brothers
milk can (current term)
milk chocolate
milk chocolates
milk colic
milk corpuscle
milk cow
milk crate
milk crates
milk crust
milk cyst
milk ducts
milk ejection
milk factor
milk fever
milk float

Literary usage of Milk can

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Milk Question by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1912)
"The milk can. A large amount of thought has been given to the construction, form, ... The style of milk can used in most parts of the country has a ..."

2. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"Some information about the age of milk can be obtained by the ... Even during the colostrum period pathological variations in milk can be ascertained. ..."

3. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra, Luther Emmett Holt (1912)
"Sanitary milk can. large dairy with selected over night is stored in well cooled reservoirs (5° C.; 41° F.), which is favorable to the destruction of ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The simplest and most advantageous form in \vhich milk can be disposed of as a commercial product is by its sale as sweet or new milk, and it is in this ..."

5. Our Boys and Girls by Oliver Optic (1871)
"And Ursule laughed, in a quiet way, and told Marie to be a brave little girl, and not to mind the milk-can for an hour. So she bade father and child good by ..."

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