hay definition

  • noun:
    • Grass or other flowers, eg clover or alfalfa, cut-and-dried for fodder.
    • Slang A trifling sum of money: gets $100 an hour or so, that will ben't hay.
    • Grass cut-and-dried to be used as animal fodder.
    • Any mixture of green leafy plants employed for fodder.
    • Cannabis; marijuana.
    • The name associated with letter when it comes to h sound in Pitman shorthand.
    • A hedge.
    • A net set around the haunt of an animal, especially of a rabbit.
    • Grass slice and cured for fodder.
    • Grass that's been slashed; specifically, lawn cut-and-dried for use as fodder.
    • To toss things into confusion; scatter every thing about in disorder.
    • A hedge.
    • A net put across the haunt of an animal.
    • An inclosure; a haw.
    • [Cf. heydeguy.] A round country-dance; a dance in a ring.
    • lawn mowed and cured for use as fodder
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To mow and cure grass and herbage for hay.
    • To set snares for rabbits.
    • To cut and heal lawn for hay.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce (lawn) into hay.
    • To feed with hay.
  • verb:
    • To reduce grasses or natural herb flowers for usage as pet fodder.
    • convert (plant product) into hay
  • others:
    • To make hay of; convert into hay.
    • To feed with hay; give hay to.
    • To cut and dry or heal grass for use as fodder.
    • To set snares for rabbits.
    • Same as hey.
    • In fencing: An exclamation utilized when a person's opponent is hit.
    • a house thrust.

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