Definition of Milksops

1. Noun. (plural of milksop) ¹



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Definition of Milksops

1. milksop [n] - See also: milksop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milksops

milkman
milkmen
milko
milkos
milkpan
milkpans
milkpox
milks
milkshakelike
milkshakes
milkshed
milksheds
milksop
milksoppy
milksops (current term)
milkvetch
milkvetches
milkwagon
milkweed
milkweed bug
milkweed bugs
milkweed family
milkweeds
milkwhite
milkwoman
milkwomen
milkwood
milkwoods

Literary usage of Milksops

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge "Apostles" by Frances Mary Brookfield (1906)
"But milksops ! milksops ! Eheu ! !! Of course such real sound hearts as Merivale, Thompson and Co. are exceptions : but they belong to us— not to the later ..."

2. The Cambridge "Apostles" by Frances Mary Brookfield (1907)
"But milksops ! milksops ! Eheu ! !! Of course such real sound hearts as Merivale, Thompson and Co. are exceptions : but they belong to us— not to the later ..."

3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1852)
"... the Pumpkins, and the milksops, and among these there always was a continued war ; they had buried the pipe of peace long ago, and forgotten where, ..."

4. Official Report of the Thirteenth Universal Peace Congress: Held at Boston (1904)
"We say, " Oh, very well, but if the peace movement makes progress what a lot of milksops we shall all be. How are you going to treat the present conditions ..."

5. The Golden Decade of a Favored Town.: Being Biographical Sketches and by Richard Glenn (1884)
"No milksops, these. Note that, pray, thou that art blinded by the devil to ... No milksops, these ; but noble specimens of humanity in every way—in form, ..."

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