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dairy farm

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  1. 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
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Examples from the Web for dairy farm

Historical Examples

  • There is nothing to be compared, for comfort and beauty, to a dairy-farm.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845

    Various

  • No—calf, with the milk of his kinsman's dairy-farm still in him!

    The Vinland Champions

    Ottilie A. Liljencrantz

  • The ancient Islington continued to be a sort of dairy-farm for the metropolis.

  • On a dairy-farm the returns begin immediately; on an arable one there is half a year at least to wait.

    The Toilers of the Field

    Richard Jefferies

  • The refuse of the dairy-farm is more congenial to his health, to say nothing of the quality of its flesh.