milk run

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milk run (plural milk runs)

  1. A routine trip, especially one involving several stops
  2. (logistics) The collection of mixed loads from multiple fixed sources on a regular basis.
  3. (military, slang) An uneventful mission, especially a military sortie completed without incident
  4. (politics, slang) A campaign for a political office whose main apparent purpose is to "milk" money from supporters in order to provide a source of income for the candidate, campaign staff, and family members.