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Topic: AGRICULTURE

Date: 1200-1300
Origin: dey 'female servant (in a dairy)' (10-19 centuries), from Old English dæge 'maker of bread'

dairy

noun
     
dai‧ry plural dairies [countable]
1TA a place on a farm where milk is kept and butter and cheese are made
2TA a company which sells milk and sometimes makes other things from milk, such as cheese
3

dairy products/produce

milk, butter, cheese etc
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