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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 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

You know, for most of its life bluegrass has had this stigma of being all straw hats and hay bales and not necessarily the most sophisticated form of music. Yet you can't help responding to its honesty. It's music that finds its way deep into your soul because it's strings vibrating against wood and nothing else.
Alison Krauss

I'd better make hay while the sun shines.
Xander Berkeley
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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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