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[dair-ee-muh n] /ˈdɛər i mən/
noun, plural dairymen.
an owner or manager of a dairy.
an employee in a dairy.
Origin of dairyman
1775-85; dairy + -man
Usage note
See -man. Unabridged
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  • He said that when he became a dairyman, a good milking cow gave maybe thirty-five pounds of milk a day.
  • The transaction must be on the farm and it must be between the dairyman and the consumer.
  • Her father, a prosperous dairyman and cotton farmer taught his children to value education and never bow to racism.
  • Bill is a retired dairyman who retired from dairying, but not agriculture.
  • The dairyman must feed colostrum shortly after birth, before the calf is picked up by the calf raiser.
British Dictionary definitions for dairyman


noun (pl) -men
a man who works in a dairy or deals in dairy products
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