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Definition of Hay


  1. A hedge.
  2. A net set around the haunt of an animal, especially of a rabbit.
  3. To lay snares for rabbits.
  4. Grass cut and cured for fodder.
  5. To cut and cure grass for hay.

Hay Quotations

Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
Groucho Marx

My father kept me busy from dawn to dusk when I was a kid. When I wasn't pitching hay, hauling corn or running a tractor, I was heaving a baseball into his mitt behind the barn... If all the parents in the country followed his rule, juvenile delinquency would be cut in half in a year's time.
Bob Feller

I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
Bette Davis

Work and pray, live on hay, you'll get pie in the sky when you die.
Joe Hill

I was raised on the Hudson, in a house that had been the stable of the financier and Civil War general Brayton Ives. In midcentury, we had fire pits in the floor for heating, and rats everywhere, because they nested in the hay insulation.
Mark Helprin
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Hay Translations

hay in Dutch is hooi
hay in French is foin
hay in German is Heu
hay in Italian is fieno
hay in Latin is faenum
hay in Portuguese is feno
hay in Spanish is heno
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