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milkshed

[milk-shed] /ˈmɪlkˌʃɛd/
noun
1.
a region producing milk for a specific community:
the St. Louis milkshed.
Origin of milkshed
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; milk + shed2, on the model of watershed
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  • The youth made an uncouth but expressive sign towards the milk shed.

    Flamsted quarries Mary E. Waller
  • I work through the southern portions of Vermont; that's in the New York milk shed, you know.

    The Enormous Room Horace Leonard Gold
  • Halfway to Byron is a milk shed with a short siding, and when they reached it Stevens shut down and stopped with a jerk.

    The Short Line War Samuel Merwin

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