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  • as innursing
  • as inblackmail

synonyms for milking

  • feeding
  • sucking
  • suckling
  • taking nourishment
  • bribe
  • bribery
  • extortion
  • exaction
  • payoff
  • protection
  • ransom
  • tribute
  • hush money
  • slush fund
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How to use milking in a sentence

The inflamed parts were fomented, and dressings were applied by some of the same persons who were employed in milking the cows.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE VARIOLAE VACCINAEEDWARD JENNER
Fifty a month,” said I, “which includes milking the cows and tending furnace in winter.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
I found him washing his hands, preparatory to milking, and looking extremely bored.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The peasant girls were milking their cows and singing with their usual merriment.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Landy was directed to change the stock cattle over into the ravine pasture while Jim did the milking.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
I even suspect that she would renig at milking time if it were not more comfortable to play the game and give down.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
While the milking was in progress the colts came galloping up to nose around for salt and they scared the cows.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
I simply kicked the cat in the wishbone and resumed the task of milking a fly-bitten cow with an active tail.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Every night at milking time I shoo them out until they finally get it into their heads they are not wanted.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
On nearing the cattle-shed she was met by a boy bringing a milking-pail, who held the reins of the pony whilst she slid off.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWDTHOMAS HARDY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MILKING

  • bribe
  • bribery
  • exaction
  • extortion
  • hush money
  • milking
  • payoff
  • protection
  • ransom
  • slush fund
  • tribute
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.