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1. Consisting of, or containing, milk. Pails high foaming with a milky flood. (pope)

2. Like, or somewhat like, milk; whitish and turbid; as, the water is milky. Milky juice.

3. Yielding milk. Milky mothers.

4. Mild; tame; spiritless. Has friendship such a faint and milky heart? (Shak) Milky way.

(Science: astronomy) See galaxy.