American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man who sells or delivers milk to customers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man who sells milk; especially, one who goes from door to door serving milk to families.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A man who sells milk or delivers it to customers.
- n. someone who delivers milk
“Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as ... as a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF," announces Tevye, a humble milkman from the Russian village of Anatevka.”
“Apparently, the milkman was a subject of fond kidding between them: she really did like the milkman, and he became a family friend.”
“DINSE: Well, our understanding at this point was information from the milkman, which is widely known, regarding a car that he saw and a license plate that had the numbers 266.”
“He was perfectly aware that the milkman was a rare one with his jokes.”
“The life of a milkman is a busy one, but I found time to mumble my Greek roots as I trotted in and out of the cellars.”
“I believe Rupert really believed that the milkman was a fairy; for a second he seemed to accept him as having vanished.”
“The milkman was a widower, looking out for a wife, and Marianne, as she said, could skim cream with anybody; so it was only natural that they should have a great deal to say to each other, and that measuring the milk at that particular gate should be a slow business.”
“The milkman is a very nice man, and, by way of making himself pleasant, said, rather complainingly, that the weather kept very dry.”
“There were four children in our family and we drank a lot of milk, so having a milkman was a necessary luxury.”
“Swedish 'milkman' loses breastfeeding battle translation”
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