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black cow

n.
1. Chicago A float made with root beer and vanilla ice cream.
2. Chocolate milk.

[black + cow (from the ice cream used in making it).]
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"It was by chance, O Calf of the Black Cow," he murmured.
The judges on the panel are selected from the creme de la creme of top Indian Gaming Companies and International Gaming Companies, featuring names like Jaydeep Chakravartty, the Vice President of Nektan Plc, Kelly Kehn, Founder of Kelly A.Kehn Consulting Ltd, and Tony Plaskow, the Commercial Director at Black Cow Technology.
Black Cow English Strawberries Vodka PS27.95, 70cl, The Whisky Exchange Another flavoured vodka newbie, this blush pink is infused with pressed strawberries to lend a sweet, fresh, strawberry note and makes a fun summery cocktail when it's mixed with ginger ale.
I've worked out a neat recipe involving Black Cow cheddar and pickled walnuts, a great accompaniment to cheese which doesn't deserve its reputation as an old man's ingredient.
Description: Black Cow Vodka has launched a limited edition reusable gold plated straw gift pack, offering an alternative to plastic straws.
Black Cow Limited Edition Gold Straw Gift Pack (70cl), PS26.89, TheDrinkShop.com In the spirit of Christmas, Santa's social media says PSsaynotoplastic and we're thrilled to see 'the world's smoothest vodka' made from the milk of grass-grazed cows has included a 24-carat gold-plated stainless steel straw in its festive offering.
"She was saying I was a black cow and I was to stay away from her children.
He stood outside the truck and tried to drag a black cow out with a rope tied through the cow's nostrils, with his brother pushing its tail from inside the truck.
Originally the Black Cow, a small traditional country inn with modest accommodation and serving pub grub, it's been transformed and extended after a seven-figure investment.
Originally the Black Cow - a small traditional pub grub inn with modest accommodation - it's been transformed and extended by a seven-figure investment.
Black Cow Vodka (RRP PS25.75, Marks & Spencer, 31Dover.com, independents and blackcow.co.uk) is the brainchild of dairy farmer Jason Barber and is made from the milk of the cows on his West Dorset farm.