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dairying

[ dair-ee-ing ]
/ ˈdɛər i ɪŋ /
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noun

the business of a dairy.

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Origin of dairying

First recorded in 1640–50; dairy + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for dairying

dairying
/ (ˈdɛərɪɪŋ) /

noun

the business of producing, processing, and selling dairy products
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