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1. A woman who owns or manages a dairy.
2. A woman who works in a dairy.


(ˈdɛər iˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who owns, manages, or works in a dairy.
usage: See -woman.
References in classic literature ?
Self-sacrificing as her mood might be Tess could not well go further and cry, "Marry one of them, if you really do want a dairywoman and not a lady; and don't think of marrying me
Grose, since then, in the way of manners and things, had done as she could for Flora; and there were, further, a cook, a housemaid, a dairywoman, an old pony, an old groom, and an old gardener, all likewise thoroughly respectable.
The petite blonde dairywoman, and owner of Ramini Mozzarella approaches 800 pounds of immovable water buffalo, in this case, "Bette Midler.
His chance came when he bought a milk round, complete with horse and cart, from dairywoman Mrs Charles Tipling, who operated from the California area of Eston.
The work regimen for enslaved Africans varied from skilled, semiskilled to menial: carpenter, miller, wheelwright, tailor, dairywoman, mason, cobbler, farmer, domestic, coachman, seamstress, etc.