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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dairy 
  n  :  a  farm  where  dairy  products  are  produced  [syn:  {dairy  farm}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dairy,  OR 
  Zip  code(s):  97625 




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