Definitions for HAYheɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hayheɪ(n.)

  1. herbage, as grass, clover, or alfalfa, cut and dried for use as forage.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. Slang. a small sum of money. money.

    Category: Status (usage)

  3. Slang. marijuana.

    Category: Pharmacology, Status (usage)

  4. (v.t.)to convert (plant material) into hay.

    Category: Agriculture

  5. to feed with hay.

    Category: Agriculture

  6. (v.i.)to cut grass, clover, or the like, and store for use as forage.

    Category: Agriculture

Idioms for hay:

  1. make hay,to avail oneself of an opportunity.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of hay:

bef. 900; ME; OE hēg, c. OS hōi, OHG hewi, houwi, ON hey, Go hawi; akin to hew

hay′ey(adj.)

Hayheɪ(n.)John Milton

  1. 1838–1905, U.S. statesman and author.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hay(verb)

    grass mowed and cured for use as fodder

  2. hay(verb)

    convert (plant material) into hay

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hay(noun)ɪ

    dried grass used for feeding animals

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hay(noun)

    a hedge

  2. Hay(noun)

    a net set around the haunt of an animal, especially of a rabbit

  3. Hay(verb)

    to lay snares for rabbits

  4. Hay(noun)

    grass cut and cured for fodder

  5. Hay(verb)

    to cut and cure grass for hay

Freebase

  1. Hay

    Hay is grass, legumes or other herbaceous plants that have been cut, dried, and stored for use as animal fodder, particularly for grazing livestock such as cattle, horses, goats, and sheep. Hay is also fed to pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs. Pigs may be fed hay, but they do not digest it as efficiently as more fully herbivorous animals. Hay is fed when or where there is not enough pasture or rangeland on which to graze an animal, when grazing is unavailable due to weather or when lush pasture by itself is too rich for the health of the animal. It is also fed during times when an animal is unable to access pasture, such as when animals are kept in a stable or barn.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hay(noun)

grass, cut and dried, used as food for cattle etc.

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