Afterings Aft"er*ings, n. pl. The last milk drawn in milking; strokings. [Obs.] --Grose. [1913 Webster]

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  • afterings — noun /æftɜː(ɹ)ɪŋz,ɑːftɚɻɪnɡz/ a) The last milk that is obtained when milking a cow. Often considered the poorest quality of milk. All that was left in the cow were the afterings. b) the last of any substance that is of a poorer quality than the… …   Wiktionary

  • afterings — af·ter·ings …   English syllables

  • afterings —  the strokings, or last of a cow s milk. Der …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • afterings — ˈaft(ə)riŋz, rə̇nz noun plural Etymology: after (I) + ings 1. dialect : stripping 2a 2. : colostrum …   Useful english dictionary

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