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from The Century Dictionary.

  • The last milk drawn in milking; strippings.
  • Figuratively, remaining dregs; concluding incidents or events.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural obsolete The last milk drawn in milking; strokings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The last milk that is obtained when milking a cow. Often considered the poorest quality of milk.
  • noun by extension the last of any substance that is of a poorer quality than the earlier substance, e.g. the dregs of coffee.

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  • the last stroke

    July 4, 2010