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milk toast

noun
1.
toast, usually buttered, served in hot milk with sugar or with salt and pepper.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
Can be confused
milk toast, milquetoast.

milk-toast

[milk-tohst] /ˈmɪlkˌtoʊst/
adjective
1.
easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy.
noun
Origin
1815-25
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