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 for Rock milk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Milk \Milk\ (m[i^]lk), n. [AS. meoluc, meoloc, meolc, milc; akin
     to OFries. meloc, D. melk, G. milch, OHG. miluh, Icel.
     mj[=o]lk, Sw. mj["o]lk, Dan. melk, Goth. miluks, G. melken to
     milk, OHG. melchan, Lith. milszti, L. mulgere, Gr.
     'ame`lgein. [root]107. Cf. Milch, Emulsion, Milt soft
     roe of fishes.]
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     1. (Physiol.) A white fluid secreted by the mammary glands of
        female mammals for the nourishment of their young,
        consisting of minute globules of fat suspended in a
        solution of casein, albumin, milk sugar, and inorganic
        salts. "White as morne milk." --Chaucer.
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     2. (Bot.) A kind of juice or sap, usually white in color,
        found in certain plants; latex. See Latex.
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     3. An emulsion made by bruising seeds; as, the milk of
        almonds, produced by pounding almonds with sugar and
        water.
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     4. (Zool.) The ripe, undischarged spat of an oyster.
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     Condensed milk. See under Condense, v. t.
  
     Milk crust (Med.), vesicular eczema occurring on the face
        and scalp of nursing infants. See Eczema.
  
     Milk fever.
        (a) (Med.) A fever which accompanies or precedes the first
            lactation. It is usually transitory.
        (b) (Vet. Surg.) A form puerperal peritonitis in cattle;
            also, a variety of meningitis occurring in cows after
            calving.
  
     Milk glass, glass having a milky appearance.
  
     Milk knot (Med.), a hard lump forming in the breast of a
        nursing woman, due to obstruction to the flow of milk and
        congestion of the mammary glands.
  
     Milk leg (Med.), a swollen condition of the leg, usually in
        puerperal women, caused by an inflammation of veins, and
        characterized by a white appearance occasioned by an
        accumulation of serum and sometimes of pus in the cellular
        tissue.
  
     Milk meats, food made from milk, as butter and cheese.
        [Obs.] --Bailey.
  
     Milk mirror. Same as Escutcheon, 2.
  
     Milk molar (Anat.), one of the deciduous molar teeth which
        are shed and replaced by the premolars.
  
     Milk of lime (Chem.), a watery emulsion of calcium hydrate,
        produced by macerating quicklime in water.
  
     Milk parsley (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant ({Peucedanum
        palustre) of Europe and Asia, having a milky juice.
  
     Milk+pea+(Bot.),+a+genus+({Galactia">Milk pea (Bot.), a genus ({Galactia) of leguminous and,
        usually, twining plants.
  
     Milk sickness (Med.), See milk sickness in the
        vocabulary.
  
     Milk snake (Zool.), a harmless American snake ({Ophibolus
        triangulus, or Ophibolus eximius). It is variously
        marked with white, gray, and red. Called also milk
        adder, chicken snake, house snake, etc.
  
     Milk sugar. (Physiol. Chem.) See Lactose, and Sugar of
        milk (below).
  
     Milk thistle (Bot.), an esculent European thistle ({Silybum
        marianum), having the veins of its leaves of a milky
        whiteness.
  
     Milk thrush. (Med.) See Thrush.
  
     Milk tooth (Anat.), one of the temporary first set of teeth
        in young mammals; in man there are twenty.
  
     Milk tree (Bot.), a tree yielding a milky juice, as the cow
        tree of South America ({Brosimum Galactodendron), and the
        Euphorbia balsamifera of the Canaries, the milk of both
        of which is wholesome food.
  
     Milk vessel (Bot.), a special cell in the inner bark of a
        plant, or a series of cells, in which the milky juice is
        contained. See Latex.
  
     Rock milk. See Agaric mineral, under Agaric.
  
     Sugar of milk. The sugar characteristic of milk; a hard
        white crystalline slightly sweet substance obtained by
        evaporation of the whey of milk. It is used in pellets and
        powder as a vehicle for homeopathic medicines, and as an
        article of diet. See Lactose.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rock \Rock\, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc'h, and AS.
     rocc.]
     1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed
        stone or crag. See Stone.
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              Come one, come all! this rock shall fly
              From its firm base as soon as I.      --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. (Geol.) Any natural deposit forming a part of the earth's
        crust, whether consolidated or not, including sand, earth,
        clay, etc., when in natural beds.
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     3. That which resembles a rock in firmness; a defense; a
        support; a refuge.
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              The Lord is my rock, and my fortress. --2 Sam. xxii.
                                                    2.
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     4. Fig.: Anything which causes a disaster or wreck resembling
        the wreck of a vessel upon a rock.
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     5. (Zool.) The striped bass. See under Bass.
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     Note: This word is frequently used in the formation of
           self-explaining compounds; as, rock-bound, rock-built,
           rock-ribbed, rock-roofed, and the like.
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     Rock alum. [Probably so called by confusion with F. roche a
        rock.] Same as Roche alum.
  
     Rock+barnacle+(Zool.),+a+barnacle+({Balanus+balanoides">Rock barnacle (Zool.), a barnacle ({Balanus balanoides)
        very abundant on rocks washed by tides.
  
     Rock bass. (Zool.)
        (a) The stripped bass. See under Bass.
        (b) The goggle-eye.
        (c) The cabrilla. Other species are also locally called
            rock bass.
  
     Rock builder (Zool.), any species of animal whose remains
        contribute to the formation of rocks, especially the
        corals and Foraminifera.
  
     Rock butter (Min.), native alum mixed with clay and oxide
        of iron, usually in soft masses of a yellowish white
        color, occuring in cavities and fissures in argillaceous
        slate.
  
     Rock candy, a form of candy consisting of crystals of pure
        sugar which are very hard, whence the name.
  
     Rock cavy. (Zool.) See Moco.
  
     Rock cod (Zool.)
        (a) A small, often reddish or brown, variety of the cod
            found about rocks andledges.
        (b) A California rockfish.
  
     Rock cook. (Zool.)
        (a) A European wrasse ({Centrolabrus exoletus).
        (b) A rockling.
  
     Rock cork (Min.), a variety of asbestus the fibers of which
        are loosely interlaced. It resembles cork in its texture.
        
  
     Rock crab (Zool.), any one of several species of large
        crabs of the genus C, as the two species of the New
        England coast ({Cancer irroratus and Cancer borealis).
        See Illust. under Cancer.
  
     Rock cress (Bot.), a name of several plants of the cress
        kind found on rocks, as Arabis petraea, Arabis lyrata,
        etc.
  
     Rock crystal (Min.), limpid quartz. See Quartz, and under
        Crystal.
  
     Rock dove (Zool.), the rock pigeon; -- called also rock
        doo.
  
     Rock drill, an implement for drilling holes in rock; esp.,
        a machine impelled by steam or compressed air, for
        drilling holes for blasting, etc.
  
     Rock duck (Zool.), the harlequin duck.
  
     Rock eel. (Zool.) See Gunnel.
  
     Rock goat (Zool.), a wild goat, or ibex.
  
     Rock hopper (Zool.), a penguin of the genus Catarractes.
        See under Penguin.
  
     Rock kangaroo. (Zool.) See Kangaroo, and Petrogale.
  
     Rock lobster (Zool.), any one of several species of large
        spinose lobsters of the genera Panulirus and
        Palinurus. They have no large claws. Called also spiny
        lobster, and sea crayfish.
  
     Rock meal (Min.), a light powdery variety of calcite
        occuring as an efflorescence.
  
     Rock milk. (Min.) See Agaric mineral, under Agaric.
  
     Rock moss, a kind of lichen; the cudbear. See Cudbear.
  
     Rock oil. See Petroleum.
  
     Rock parrakeet (Zool.), a small Australian parrakeet
        ({Euphema petrophila), which nests in holes among the
        rocks of high cliffs. Its general color is yellowish olive
        green; a frontal band and the outer edge of the wing
        quills are deep blue, and the central tail feathers bluish
        green.
  
     Rock+pigeon+(Zool.),+the+wild+pigeon+({Columba+livia">Rock pigeon (Zool.), the wild pigeon ({Columba livia) Of
        Europe and Asia, from which the domestic pigeon was
        derived. See Illust. under Pigeon.
  
     Rock pipit. (Zool.) See the Note under Pipit.
  
     Rock plover. (Zool.)
        (a) The black-bellied, or whistling, plover.
        (b) The rock snipe.
  
     Rock ptarmigan (Zool.), an arctic American ptarmigan
        ({Lagopus rupestris), which in winter is white, with the
        tail and lores black. In summer the males are grayish
        brown, coarsely vermiculated with black, and have black
        patches on the back.
  
     Rock rabbit (Zool.), the hyrax. See Cony, and Daman.
  
     Rock ruby (Min.), a fine reddish variety of garnet.
  
     Rock salt (Min.), cloride of sodium (common salt) occuring
        in rocklike masses in mines; mineral salt; salt dug from
        the earth. In the United States this name is sometimes
        given to salt in large crystals, formed by evaporation
        from sea water in large basins or cavities.
  
     Rock seal (Zool.), the harbor seal. See Seal.
  
     Rock shell (Zool.), any species of Murex, Purpura, and
        allied genera.
  
     Rock snake (Zool.), any one of several large pythons; as,
        rock+snake+({Python+regia">the royal rock snake ({Python regia) of Africa, and the
        rock+snake+of+India+({Python+molurus">rock snake of India ({Python molurus). The Australian
        rock snakes mostly belong to the allied genus Morelia.
        
  
     Rock snipe (Zool.), the purple sandpiper ({Tringa
        maritima); -- called also rock bird, rock plover,
        winter snipe.
  
     Rock soap (Min.), a kind of clay having a smooth, greasy
        feel, and adhering to the tongue.
  
     Rock sparrow. (Zool.)
        (a) Any one of several species of Old World sparrows of
            the genus Petronia, as Petronia stulla, of Europe.
        (b) A North American sparrow ({Pucaea ruficeps).
  
     Rock tar, petroleum.
  
     Rock thrush (Zool.), any Old World thrush of the genus
        Monticola, or Petrocossyphus; as, the European rock
        thrush ({Monticola saxatilis), and the blue rock thrush
        of India ({Monticola cyaneus), in which the male is blue
        throughout.
  
     Rock tripe (Bot.), a kind of lichen ({Umbilicaria
        Dillenii) growing on rocks in the northen parts of
        America, and forming broad, flat, coriaceous, dark fuscous
        or blackish expansions. It has been used as food in cases
        of extremity.
  
     Rock trout (Zool.), any one of several species of marine
        food fishes of the genus Hexagrammus, family Chiradae,
        native of the North Pacific coasts; -- called also sea
        trout, boregat, bodieron, and starling.
  
     Rock warbler (Zool.), a small Australian singing bird
        ({Origma rubricata) which frequents rocky ravines and
        water courses; -- called also cataract bird.
  
     Rock wren (Zool.), any one of several species of wrens of
        the genus Salpinctes, native of the arid plains of Lower
        California and Mexico.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Agaric \Ag"a*ric\ (?; 277), n. [L. agaricum, Gr. ?, said to be
     fr. Agara, a town in Sarmatia.]
     1. (Bot.) A fungus of the genus Agaricus, of many species,
        of which the common mushroom is an example.
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     2. An old name for several species of Polyporus, corky
        fungi growing on decaying wood.
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     Note: The "female agaric" ({Polyporus officinalis) was
           renowned as a cathartic; the "male agaric" ({Polyporus
           igniarius) is used for preparing touchwood, called
           punk or German tinder.
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     Agaric mineral, a light, chalky deposit of carbonate of
        lime, sometimes called rock milk, formed in caverns or
        fissures of limestone.
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