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  • adj. having a slightly white-blue color, that of milk

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • White as milk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a white the color of fresh milk


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  • Under my arms, sun-shielded, my skin was milk-white as my mother's.

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  • But Li Wan saw only the fingers, milk-white and shapely, tapering daintily to the rosy, jewel-like nails.


  • The waves were holding high carnival, performing the strangest antics, as with wild glee they danced along in fierce pursuit-now up, now down, here, there, and everywhere, until some great sea of liquid green with its milk-white crest of foam rose from the ocean's throbbing bosom and drove the others from view.

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  • Moonlight glinted from the black wing of hair falling across his pale face, glinted from his rings, shimmered against his milk-white skin—a part of him.

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  • It was a gloriously sunny day with only pockets of milk-white clouds bursting here and there over the azure sky.


  • Rushing streams overflow their banks in summer, watering the meadows where a young Lev Tolstoy wandered, botanical primer in hand, picking out the . . . red, white, and pink scented tufty clover; milk-white ox-eye daisies with their bright yellow centers and pleasant spicy smell; yellow honey-scented rape blossoms; tall campanulas with white and lilac bells, tulip-shaped; creeping vetch . . .

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  • Most are available in black or milk-white ($250 each) or clear crystal ($150).

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  • How many scattered the milk-white seed with you, releasing the slight chill of anguish.


  • After Pepco employees arrived, firefighters streamed milk-white foam into the vault to quell any remaining flames.

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  • A willowy girl with milk-white skin and blond hair cut into a chic, short style approached Mrs. Hodge.

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