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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.
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.
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.
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 . . .
Most are available in black or milk-white ($250 each) or clear crystal ($150).
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.
A willowy girl with milk-white skin and blond hair cut into a chic, short style approached Mrs. Hodge.