Definition of Dairy. Meaning of Dairy. Synonyms of Dairy

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Definition of Dairy

Dairy Dai"ry (d[=a]"r[y^]), n.; pl. Dairies (-r[i^]z). [OE. deierie, from deie, daie, maid; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. deigja maid, dairymaid, Sw. deja, orig., a baking maid, fr. Icel. deig. [root]66. See Dough.] 1. The place, room, or house where milk is kept, and converted into butter or cheese. What stores my dairies and my folds contain. --Dryden. 2. That department of farming which is concerned in the production of milk, and its conversion into butter and cheese. Grounds were turned much in England either to feeding or dairy; and this advanced the trade of English butter. --Temple. 3. A dairy farm. [R.] Note: Dairy is much used adjectively or in combination; as, dairy farm, dairy countries, dairy house or dairyhouse, dairyroom, dairywork, etc.

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