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Meaning of DAIRY

Pronunciation:  'dehree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a farm where dairy products are produced
 

DAIRY is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dairy farm
 
 See Also: farm

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in a dairy, is a good omen. Much fortune will come your way and you will never be without the basic necessities in life.
 
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