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condensed milk

whole milk reduced by evaporation to a thick consistency, with sugar added.
Origin of condensed milk
1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • And once before my eyes his ready lips sucked the condensed-milk off our tin-opener before plunging it into a tin of potted meat.

  • Its horizon is a few grotto-like dust-shoots, decorated with old bottles and condensed-milk tins.

    Nights in London Thomas Burke
  • A condensed-milk plant was set afire—each side charged it to the other—and the city was hysterical.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • Stock farming is for milk rather than for meat, and more than one condensed-milk factory is in operation.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • The condensed-milk factory must have been responsible for some surprises to the cows when they were first milked in its interests.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Save up tomato-cans, cracker-boxes, condensed-milk cans, etc.

    How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
  • He listened, got up from the condensed-milk box upon which he sat and walked to the entrance of the tent once more.

    The Fighting Shepherdess
    Caroline Lockhart
  • I served out water twice daily, one dipper between two men, which made a portion about equal to one-third of a condensed-milk tin.

    The Fleets Behind the Fleet W. MacNeile (William MacNeile) Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for condensed-milk

condensed milk

milk reduced by evaporation to a thick concentration, with sugar added Compare evaporated milk
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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