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milk shake

or milkshake

a frothy drink made of cold milk, flavoring, and usually ice cream, shaken together or blended in a mixer.
Origin of milk shake
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "A milk-shake should be absorbed in a shake," observed Bob Henderson, grinning at her from across the table.

British Dictionary definitions for milk-shake

milk shake

a cold frothy drink made of milk, flavouring, and sometimes ice cream, whisked or beaten together
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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