Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person or organization that is a source of easy profit: governments throughout the world are privatizing their milch cows
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- In other words, when they get caught swapping honours for hard cash and when the stink gets too much for everyone to bear, they reach for their favourite milch cow - the public.
- It is India's tragedy that when it did so, it decided to treat radio as a milch cow rather than a public resource.
- They're also milch cows for an aggressive and unprincipled leisure industry.
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