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[dair-ee-woo m-uh n] /ˈdɛər iˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural dairywomen.
a woman who owns, manages, or works in a dairy.
Origin of dairywoman
First recorded in 1600-10; dairy + -woman
Usage note
See -woman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She was a model housekeeper and dairywoman in the days when they worked the farm, and is now an oracle on many questions.

  • At that time Tatiana was not in her master's house, but living with a married sister, the dairywoman, in a separate hut.

    The Galaxy Various
  • WE don't hate our children, or bully our mothers, or wish 'em ded when they're sick, as this dairywoman says kings and queens do.

    Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush William Makepeace Thackeray
  • I will be as good a housewife and dairywoman, stir about as briskly, and sing as merrily, as Peggy Curling.

    Arthur Mervyn Charles Brockden Brown

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