Dairy is defined as a place where milk and cream are kept and butter and cheese are made.(noun)
An example of a dairy is the building on a farm where the cow's milk is processed.
The definition of dairy is something referring to milk, cream, butter or cheese.(adjective)
An example of something dairy is ice cream.
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noun pl. dairies
Origin: ME daierie < daie, dairymaid < OE dæge, (female) bread maker < dag, dough + -erie, -ery
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noun pl. dair·ies
Origin: Middle English daierie
Origin: : Middle English daie, dairymaid (from Old English dǣge, bread kneader; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots)
Origin: + Anglo-Norman -erie, place (from Old French; see -ery).
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