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dairy farm

a farm devoted chiefly to the production of milk and the manufacture of butter and cheese.
Origin of dairy farm
First recorded in 1775-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • George Pilkington yearned to go to the foreign field, and God sent him to a dairy farm in Ireland.

  • He had come from Buckinghamshire, and had been accustomed to a dairy farm.

    The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
  • The milk inspector on visiting this dairy farm found that the well was receiving the drainage of both house and privy.

    A Handbook of Health Woods Hutchinson
  • If a man can milk a cow, or is willing to learn, he thinks himself quite able to run a dairy farm.

    Australia The Dairy Country Australia Department of External Affairs
  • On the dairy farm the cream separator both increases the quantity and improves the quality of the butter and saves time.

    The Age of Invention Holland Thompson
  • The establishment included a dairy farm, a poultry farm, and a market garden.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • At least we should have the advantage here of good butter and cream from this dairy farm.

    Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
  • Who has not eaten salt pork on a cattle ranch and longed for cream on a dairy farm?

    Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • Appleby owned a dairy farm, and employed about a dozen hired hands.

    The Rover Boys Under Canvas Arthur M. Winfield

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