milt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n milt seminal fluid produced by male fish
    • n milt fish sperm or sperm-filled reproductive gland; having a creamy texture
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Milt (Zoöl) The spermatic fluid of fishes.
    • n Milt (Anat) The spleen.
    • v. t Milt To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n milt In anatomy, the spleen.
    • n milt The male generative organ of a fish; the spermatic organ and its secretion; the soft roe, corresponding to the roe or spawn of the female. Sometimes melt.
    • milt To impregnate the roe or spawn of (the female fish).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Milt milt the soft roe of male fishes:
    • v.t Milt to impregnate, as the spawn of the female fish
    • n Milt milt (anat.) the spleen
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. milte,; akin to D. milt, G. milz, OHG. milzi, Icel. milti, Dan. milt, Sw. mjälte, and prob. to E. malt, melt,. √108. See Malt the grain
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A corr. of milk, as in Sw. mjölke, milt of fishes.

Usage

In literature:

Milt, where's that poetry!
"Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories" by Bret Harte
Milt Dale quietly sat up to gaze, with thoughtful eyes, into the gloom.
"The Man of the Forest" by Zane Grey
When Mr. Reed proposed crossing the plains, his wife and children refused to go, unless Milt.
"History of the Donner Party" by C.F. McGlashan
All, large and small, then in the river, of either sex, had the ovaries or milt well developed.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 275" by Various
The milt or roe of fish.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
What d' ye call 'em, Milt?
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
In the studio dressing room, a few hours later Milt and Frankie were warming up.
"Vital Ingredient" by Gerald Vance
Help a part of the roe, milt, or liver, to each person.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Old Milt Yungthank at Pineville has looked ater their bissiniss fer nigh twenty year.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
Help a part of the roe, milt or liver, to each person.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
You may stick little toasts on the head, and lay on and about the roe, milt, and liver.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
At the same time the male was expelling what in fish is known as the milt.
"The Meaning of Evolution" by Samuel Christian Schmucker
There was truth in what Phil and Milt had said about him.
"Interference and Other Football Stories" by Harold M. Sherman
It will be remembered that in anthrax the spleen (milt) is very much enlarged, the blood tarry, coagulating feebly.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Griff, Milt and myself went to church, not acquainted with any one.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
A bent old lady peered over her spectacles at us, and allowed Milt wuz out tew the barn.
"The Idyl of Twin Fires" by Walter Prichard Eaton
Mrs Milt had wanted to have everything her way.
"The Man with a Shadow" by George Manville Fenn
I was answered that they had always milt.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
Milt looked on in a sort of spell-bound fascination.
"The Night Riders" by Henry C. Wood
Cod spawn and milt float on the water's surface; the spawn of the herring sinks.
"The Determined Angler and the Brook Trout" by Charles Bradford
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In poetry:

Tyst är lunden, och sjön, som kysst
strandens somnade ros, är tyst.
Aftonskimret, som milt besken
tempelkullen, har bleknat ren
stilla, drömmande stilla.
"I Natten" by Abraham Viktor Rydberg

In news:

D'Alessandro: Milt Campbell still a champion 55 years after he made history at the Olympics.
Milt Zoth for Rock 'N' Roll.
Milt takes a look at the upcoming season.
Milt 's preseason look at post sean awards.
Bruins honor Milt Schmidt with shutout victory over Toronto.
Gene Lees You Can't Steal a Gift—Dizzy, Clark, Milt and Nat.
From 1995, Milt Rosenberg talks with then-state Senate candidate Barack Obama.
Milt Wisler did not mind the majority of the climb he made up the 100-foot radio tower at Rib - 2:14 am.
Milt Campbell, 78, Olympic Decathlon Champion, Dies.
Milt Campbell, who was the first African-American to win the Olympic decathlon and went on to play professional football, has died at age 78, sports officials said on Saturday.
Milt Campbell (center) clears a hurdle in the 1952 Olympics decathlon .
Milt Zoth for Rock 'N' Roll.
A versatile athlete, Milt Campbell was the first African American to win a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon.
Milt Campbell dies at 78.
Milt Northrop 's Sunday Playbook: QB injuries pose trouble for contenders.
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In science:

By midnight Milt went to bed, apparently believing that his pupil was doing well enough to be left alone to use "The Big S".
Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe
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