Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A baglike organ containing the mammary glands, characteristic of certain female mammals, such as cows, sheep, and goats.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The mammary glands of cattle and various other animals, especially when large and baggy and with more than one teat, as two or four; the milk-bag. Single glands with one nipple apiece are more frequently called teat or dug.

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

  • noun (Anat.) The glandular organ in which milk is secreted and stored; -- popularly called the bag in cows and other quadrupeds. See mamma.
  • noun rare One of the breasts of a woman.

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

  • noun Part of domestic milk-giving animal that expresses milk, especially cow. Also goat, sheep, yak. See mammary gland.

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

  • noun mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old English ūder; see euə-dh-r̥ in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • Ohai, jk2k! congrarats 2 yoo and awl teh udder ~6 ‘O one, ‘have o dozen ob teh udder’~ knot furstiis!

    truly, those shorts are an unfortunate choice. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • In a situation described as udder chaos, officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Defra admitted in Parliamentary questions that 20,979 of the animals had been mislaid.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • In a situation described as udder chaos, officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) admitted in Parliamentary questions that 20,979 of the animals had been mislaid.

    Nothing To Do With Arbroath

  • In a situation described as udder chaos, officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) admitted in Parliamentary questions that 20,979 of the animals had been mislaid.

    Nothing To Do With Arbroath

  • In a situation described as udder chaos, officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) admitted in Parliamentary questions that 20,979 of the animals had been mislaid.

    The Lone Voice

  • I thought we could do the "udder" "That ` s Ridiculous!" story here, A.J. HAMMER: I ` m not responding to that.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2006

  • It's a blunder of epic proportions, to be sure, and could mean complete and "udder" devastation for Brando.

    CrunchGear

  • Also another point of your udder lack of knowledge, SOMD has the NLS contract and not SMD.

    COTS Wars? - NASA Watch

  • Also another point of your udder lack of knowledge, SOMD has the NLS contract and not SMD.

    COTS Wars? - NASA Watch

  • A friend and I ordered one on a recent visit, then watched the bartender deftly hoist and upend four bottles at once — rum, gin, vodka, and blue Curaçao — letting loose long strands of colorful liquid, as if from the udder of a magical cow.

    Supersized Cocktails

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