milk-sick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj milk-sick affected with or related to milk sickness
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Usage

In literature:

Lobengula, chief of the Amandabele, has them; scarce a cow is left to give milk to the sick or to the motherless babe.
"Benita, An African Romance" by H. Rider Haggard
You've got to take the brandy, eggs and milk till you feel sick of it.
"Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land" by Rosa Praed
They were sick with eating too much cake and milk.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
She hated picking daisies, and drinking rich new milk made her sick.
"The Story of My Life" by Ellen Terry
Sick as he was, Uncle Peabody had to milk the cows.
"The Light in the Clearing" by Irving Bacheller
But in one of the newer, more expensive hotels a sick girl is attended by the hotel physician, and is provided with soup, milk, etc.
"Making Both Ends Meet" by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
It is given with the mother's milk to the infant to keep it from sickness.
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
What sorrows one is to find tent upon tent with sick children and no nourishing or invalid food; not even milk.
"Woman's Endurance" by A.D.L.
Mr. De la Marche, his other chaplain, was sick of a dysentery, which he fell into by drinking too much milk on shore.
"A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II." by Bulstrode Whitelocke
Monsieur Deville, having consulted Dr. Goforth, on vaccination, milk-sickness and miasma, took the mail-packet for Gallipolis.
"A Dream of Empire" by William Henry Venable
An excessive amount of milk often distends the breasts of those women who are prone to have long and profuse monthly sickness.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
My first wife died of milk-sickness here.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Miss Danesbury gave her some milk and water, but the moment she drank it she was sick.
"A World of Girls" by L. T. Meade
The chief reliance of physicians for the maintenance of strength while sick bodies are being cured is milk.
"The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure" by Edward Hooker Dewey
The milk of sick cows and those having tuberculosis is absolutely condemned.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
Then we learnt that the milk of a sick cow had been given us, and that the seller boasted of it.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
They were sick of milk and water, and this seemed to be strong wine.
"Literature in the Making" by Various
You bully us more than we can put up with, and we are sick of everlasting milk puddings.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
In addition, the milk sickness was a sort of an epidemic disease in those parts.
"Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln" by James H. Shaw
Make a list of articles for the table, or for the sick, to which milk is indispensable.
"Olive Leaves" by Lydia Howard Sigourney
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In poetry:

And when the morning came she felt very sick,
And she expected the voyage would be about three hours to Lerwick,
And her stock of provisions was but very small,
Only two half-penny biscuits and a quart bottle of milk in all
"The Wreck of the 'Columbine'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Aninka and Pepicek go to the market to get some milk for their sick mother.
When drinking school milk makes students feel sick.
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is investigating four cases of people who became sick after drinking bacteria-contaminated raw milk from a Mat-Su Valley farm.
He says serious sickness linked to raw milk , juice sold legally within states.
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In science:

She starts to drink milk and eat some fruit and cereal, when her Memex vibrates with a reminder message saying that the last time she ate fruit on the day of a training session, her stomach felt sick and she couldn’t run beyond 1.5 miles.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
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