- 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
There is nothing to be compared, for comfort and beauty, to a dairy-farm.
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.Club Life of London, Volume II (of 2)
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
The refuse of the dairy-farm is more congenial to his health, to say nothing of the quality of its flesh.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry