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    a dairy

    Is a dairy also a place where cows are milked?

    I consulted a dictionary and found out:
    A dairy is a place on a farm where milk is kept and butter and cheese are made.
    But I haven't found a dictionary which says
    you take milk from cows at a dairy.


    If a dairy is not such a place , then what do you call such a place in English?
    I 'd like to know what a dairy is like?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: a dairy

    A dairy or a milk farm?

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    Re: a dairy

    dairy - Definitions from Dictionary.com

    Milk is produced on a "dairy farm", but some dictionaries call the part of the farm that produces milk a "dairy".

    So you can call the place where cows are milked a "dairy farm", referring to the whole farm, or just a "dairy", referring to the specific building on the farm where cows are milked.
    Last edited by 2006; 09-Aug-2007 at 01:59. Reason: forgot "the".

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    Re: a dairy

    Thank you Buddaheart.
    I haven't heard "milk farm."

    Thank you 2006. I understand.
    Your explanation is so clear.

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