milk and water

1) Milk which is diluted with water has a bluish white colour, and this word was used for a fabric of that colour.

1558 one mylke and watter jerkyne, Church Fenton

1562 one clock [cloak] of colour called milk and water, Kendal.

dates 1558 1562

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