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WHAT DOES MILK CHURN MEAN IN ENGLISH?
A milk churn is a tall, conical or cylindrical container for the transportation of milk. It is sometimes referred to as a milk can. Milk was originally distributed in 'pails', a lidded bucket with a handle. Often two pails would be carried on either end of a wooden yoke. Once the railways started carrying milk the pail proved less than ideal as it was top-heavy and tended to spill. Dairy farmers used a tall conical wooden container - a butter churn - to 'churn' the milk to make butter, and this proved to be preferable for the railways to transport. It held a lot more milk and its conical shape made it less likely to spill or topple over. These wooden churns were intrinsically heavy however and from the 1850s a steel version was introduced and soon became the standard. The name churn was retained for these containers although they were not themselves used for 'churning' butter. As with British Railway Milk Tank Wagons. the milk churn was a standard size, the older galvanised iron conical type held 17 gallons, whilst the cylindrical type with the mushroom shaped lid introduced in the 1930s held ten gallons.
The translations of milk churn from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «milk churn» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MILK CHURN» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «milk churn» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «milk churn» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about milk churn
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MILK CHURN»
Discover the use of milk churn in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to milk churn and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Milk-Churn Murder
"I'll give you an outline of this affair, Mr. Arnold," said the Chief Constable.
Miles Burton, 2013
The Times Law Reports and Commercial Cases
Weight and Measures — Milk — Milk churn — ' ' Measures for use for trado ' ' —
41 and 42 Vict. , c. 49, sec. 25. This was a special case stated by a metropolitan
magistrate. Mr. Bosanquet, Q.C., and Mr. Avory appeared on appeal against a ...
Stephens' Book of the Farm: Dealing Exhaustively with Every ...
... store Refrigerating machine Condensed milk Destination of the milk .
Consumption and selling of whole- milk .... Milk-selling trade . Co-operative milk
depots . Methods of milk distribution Milk bottles . Railway milk churn or can
Henry Stephens, James Macdonald, 1908
Dried Flowers: Drying and Arranging
The Victorian jelly mould shown on page xxx is a small example; this stainless
steel milk churn is a large one. On a more pragmatic level, containers without
aspirations to being art are usually less expensive, and often more attractive,
Susan Conder, 1997
The Neuropsychological Analysis of Problem Solving
learn the liters, how many liters there are in a milk-churn, what do you think? And
after this we shall learn the milkmaids' milk-churns. You know, I'm saying all this
but I have no definite idea of how to do it. Okay, I know for sure that the first ...
As she went through the doorway, she stubbed her toe on a dull silver milk churn.
It didn't sound or feel as metal should. It was more like plastic. On top of the milkchurn was a pile of neatly folded Hessian sacks. Beth quickly pushed them ...
Constance Hobbs, 2008
Building a Low Impact Roundhouse
Our milk churn 'chortle' was fun, but I love to see the flames of a real fire, and
never got the chortle to work well with an oven-glass door, no matter how hard I
tried. So after a year we bought a new 'Villager' flat top wood burner, with back
He could harness the pony and cart, he could even manoeuvre the heavy milkchurn on to the back of the cart. This would have been no mean feat for a fit man
but Sandy had got around the problem by building a strong platform with a gentle
James Maskell, 2012
Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Science, Arts, and ...
Sir, — I send you herewith a sketch of two new applications of the power of the
Lever; one to the working of a Milk Churn, and the other to the working of a Wheel
with a double crank. Description. Fig. 1st represent* the milk churn, with two ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MILK CHURN»
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Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them …
A milk churn, Christmas cards and honey are just a selection of the 299 items reported to have been stolen from the county's places of worship ... «ChesterChronicle.co.uk, Jul 15»
Former fox hunter exposes full scale of bloodsport's barbarity as …
“I remember looking at the fox being kept in the milk churn and thinking, 'Tomorrow, you'll be dead'. They are lovely creatures. I am totally ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
LOOKING BACK: Muker
There's a milk churn placed on a wall, ready for collection, and outside the arches of an old out-building – today a residence – there is a car. As we've had lots of ... «Darlington and Stockton Times, Jul 15»
Police investigate fox cubs video filmed near hunt kennels
Several were hiding in a milk churn and others were crouching in a drainpipe. The images were filmed over two consecutive nights. «BBC News, Jun 15»
Rudgwick remembers history of its railway
Another board, focussing on the line through the parish, has been presented to The Milk Churn Coffee Shop, visited by many using the Downs ... «West Sussex County Times, Jun 15»
When circus stunts go fatally wrong
Danny Adams of Cirque du Hilarious takes a daily dip in a padlocked milk churn to recreate one of Houdini's most famous escapes. The stunt ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
Town bids final farewell to much loved Des the Milk
Julie said that when her father started in his profession he would travel around on a horse and cart with a milk churn. The Pembrey resident ... «Llanelli Star, Jun 15»
Theft prompts PCSO outcry
A spokesman for Sussex Police said the incident had been reported to them, and also confirmed that an antique milk churn had been stolen the ... «West Sussex County Times, Jun 15»
Local Attorney Wants To Reopen 75-Year-Old Cold Case
It's been said his family didn't have a lot of money and his grave was marked with a milk churn instead of a tombstone, so maybe fragments of ... «Local Memphis, May 15»
Tools for all trades
Scott Ross bought this milk churn Saturday at the Museum of Industry, where he was part of a large contingent from the Atlantic Tool Collectors ... «The News, May 15»
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