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Meaning of DAIRY

Pronunciation:  'dehree

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

2. That department of farming which is concerned in the
   production of milk, and its conversion into butter and

         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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