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dairy farm

noun
1.
a farm devoted chiefly to the production of milk and the manufacture of butter and cheese.
Origin of dairy farm
1775-1785
First recorded in 1775-85
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  • He had come from Buckinghamshire, and had been accustomed to a dairy farm.

    The Settlers in Canada

    Frederick Marryat
  • Appleby owned a dairy farm, and employed about a dozen hired hands.

    The Rover Boys Under Canvas Arthur M. Winfield
  • George Pilkington yearned to go to the foreign field, and God sent him to a dairy farm in Ireland.

  • The shepherd dog is another useful—almost indispensable—creature, on the sheep, or dairy farm.

    Rural Architecture Lewis Falley Allen
  • 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
  • The establishment included a dairy farm, a poultry farm, and a market garden.

    The Record of Nicholas Freydon

    A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
  • 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
  • Who has not eaten salt pork on a cattle ranch and longed for cream on a dairy farm?

    Riviera Towns

    Herbert Adams Gibbons
  • 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

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