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 Daï’ri (3 syl.).Da’is. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dairy.
 
A corrupt form of “dey-ery,” Middle English deierie and deyyerye, from deye, a dairymaid.   1
        “The dey or farm-woman entered with her pitchers, to deliver the milk for the family.”—Scott: Fair Maid of Perth, chap. xxxii.
 


 Daï’ri (3 syl.).Da’is. 

 
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