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parlour

(US), parlor
1. Old-fashioned a living room, esp one kept tidy for the reception of visitors
2. a reception room in a priest's house, convent, etc.
3. Chiefly US, Canadian, and NZ a room or shop equipped as a place of business
4. Caribbean a small shop, esp one selling cakes and nonalcoholic drinks
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Hamad explained that the biggest "nightmare" for handlers was during the cows' daily migration from their covered areas to the milking parlour and back.
Dubai In efforts to provide the most relaxing environment for their camels, Al Ain Dairy is building four new milking parlours to house 48 animals by the end of 2010.
With regard to future investments, 19% of farmers who were going to invest were intending to buy a tractor, followed by 10% who were intending to buy livestock buildings, a further 6% purchasing implements, 5% livestock, 4% milking parlours and 3% milk quotas.
Parts of Wales could soon become no-go areas for milk tankers as it was revealed that seven milking parlours are shutting every fortnight.
The factory produces rubber mats for milking parlours.