Definitions

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  • n. A milkman.
  • n. An opaque white marble in children's games.

Etymologies

milk +‎ -ie (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Have ever since I was a little boy and woke up one morning on a camping trip with my folks to discover I was sharing my sleeping bag with a milkie.

    Duma Key

  • Taxpayer funded town hall "propaganda" newspapers referred to watchdog Sutton town centre improvements back on track after festive break Grit stocks running low after orders from government to ration supplies Sutton milkie makes it through the snow to deliver his pintas on time

    Your Local Guardian | Sutton

  • Twitcher fears Beddington birds will die if weather does not improve Taxpayer funded town hall "propaganda" newspapers referred to watchdog Beddington school teaches Government Minister the finer arts of cricket Sutton town centre improvements back on track after festive break Grit stocks running low after orders from government to ration supplies Sutton milkie makes it through the snow to deliver his pintas on time

    Your Local Guardian | Sutton

  • Thus _Aristotle_ thought the appearance of the milkie way was produced, for he held that there were many little starres, which by their influence did constantly attract such a vapour towards that place of heaven, so that it alwaies appeared white.

    The Discovery of a World in the Moone Or, A Discovrse Tending To Prove That 'Tis Probable There May Be Another Habitable World In That Planet

  • Heaven, as the milkie way is framed of, which being condenst together, yet not attaining to the consistency of a Starre, is in some space of time rarified againe into its wonted nature.

    The Discovery of a World in the Moone Or, A Discovrse Tending To Prove That 'Tis Probable There May Be Another Habitable World In That Planet

  • Hands off proude stranger [or] him that bought me, if mens milkie harts [d] are not strike a straunger, yet [wo] - men will beate them downe, ere they beare these abuses.

    Sir Thomas More

  • A ` semi-trailer, 'called an articulated lorry in Britain and New Zealand, is briefly an artic; a ` donnybrook' is a donny; a ` locomotive 'a loci; a ` milkman' a milkie; a ` nappy 'a nap; a ` differential' a diffy.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1

  • In the year 1664. a Star or Comet appeared in JYeW 'England in December in the South-East, rising constantly about one of the clock in the morning, carrying the tail lower and lower till it came into the West, and then bare it directly before it; the Star it self was of a duskish red, the tail of the colour of via lactea, or the milkie way.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • 306: Of nectarous draughts between, from milkie stream,

    Paradise Lost (1667)

  • 970: Has friendship such a faint and milkie heart,

    Timon of Athens (1623 First Folio Edition)

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