cow in milk—a cow yielding milk:
- Their goal now is to decrease the number of cows in milk and maintain production and profit where it is.
1. = cow in milk:
- The farm needs the replacement of milch cows as the original stocks have become less productive.
2. a person who is easily tricked out of his money; a source of easy income:
- The industry is a milch cow for state and national political campaigns.