American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A commercial establishment for processing or selling milk and milk products.
- n. A place where milk and cream are stored and processed.
- n. A dairy farm.
- n. The dairy business; dairying.
- adj. Of, for, or relating to milk or milk products: the dairy section at the grocery store.
- adj. Of or relating to dairying.
- adj. Judaism Of, relating to, or intended for the consumption or preparation of milk or milk products exclusively, as dictated by dietary law.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of farming which is concerned with the production of milk, and its conversion into butter and cheese.
- n. A house or room where milk and cream are kept and made into butter and cheese.
- n. A shop where milk, butter, etc., are sold.
- n. A dairy-farm.
- n. A place, often on a farm, where milk is processed and turned into products such as butter and cheese.
- n. A shop selling dairy products.
- n. Products produced from milk.
- n. New Zealand A corner-store, superette or 'mini-mart' of some description.
- adj. referring to products produced from milk.
- adj. referring to the milk production and processing industries
- adj. UK on food labelling, containing fats only from dairy sources (e.g. dairy ice cream)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The place, room, or house where milk is kept, and converted into butter or cheese.
- n. That department of farming which is concerned in the production of milk, and its conversion into butter and cheese.
- n. rare A dairy farm.
- n. a farm where dairy products are produced
- Origin 1250-1300, (Middle English daierie and other forms), from dey ("dairymaid") + -ery. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English daierie : Middle English daie, dairymaid (from Old English dǣge, bread kneader; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots) + Anglo-Norman -erie, place (from Old French; see -ery). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“This tianguis booth specializes in dairy products with clotted cream in covered plastic glasses, many kinds of cheese and a bowl of golden milk custard.”
This tianguis booth specializes in dairy products with clotted cream in covered plastic glasses, many kinds of cheese and a bowl of golden milk custard. These traveling Mexican markets offer an astonishing variety of mercandise. © Daniel Wheeler, 2009
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“The main dairy production in our part of the country is out of Alpina, in Sopo.”
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“He talks about the antibiotics in dairy, the steroids in meat, the mercury in fish.”
“That means I've been able to help people with dairy protein allergies, vegans, those who want to keep kosher, and others who want to reduce, limit, or eliminate dairy from the diet.”
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