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Hay

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Hayn. [AS. hege: cf. F. haie, of German origin. See Haw a hedge, Hedge.].
  •  A hedge.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A net set around the haunt of an animal, especially of a rabbit.  Rowe.  [1913 Webster]
To dance the hay, to dance in a ring. Shak.
Hayv. i. 
     To lay snares for rabbits.  Huloet.  [1913 Webster]
Hayn. [OE. hei, AS. h; akin to D. hooi, OHG. hewi, houwi, G. heu, Dan. & Sw. , Icel. hey, ha, Goth. hawi grass, fr. the root of E. hew. See Hew to cut.].
     Grass cut and cured for fodder.  [1913 Webster]
    "Make hay while the sun shines."  [1913 Webster]
    "Hay may be dried too much as well as too little."  [1913 Webster]
Hay cap, a canvas covering for a haycock. -- Hay fever (Med.), nasal catarrh accompanied with fever, and sometimes with paroxysms of dyspnœa, to which some persons are subject in the spring and summer seasons. It has been attributed to the effluvium from hay, and to the pollen of certain plants. It is also called hay asthma, hay cold, rose cold, and rose fever. -- Hay knife, a sharp instrument used in cutting hay out of a stack or mow. -- Hay press, a press for baling loose hay. -- Hay tea, the juice of hay extracted by boiling, used as food for cattle, etc. -- Hay tedder, a machine for spreading and turning new-mown hay. See Tedder.
Hayv. i. 
     To cut and cure grass for hay.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Hay, n. & v.
--n. grass mown and dried for fodder.
--v.
1 intr. make hay.
2 tr. put (land) under grass for hay.
3 tr. make into hay.

Idiom
hay fever an allergy with catarrhal and other asthmatic symptoms, caused by pollen or dust. make hay of throw into confusion. make hay (while the sun shines) seize opportunities for profit or enjoyment.
Hay, n. (also hey)
1 a country dance with interweaving steps.
2 a figure in this.

Etymology
obs. F haie

THESAURUS

Hay

DET, DMT, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acid, antidepressant, ataractic, barley, bird seed, bran, bring in, cat food, chicken feed, chop, corn, crop, crop herbs, cut, diethyltryptamine, dig, dimethyltryptamine, dog food, eatage, ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, gage, ganja, gather, gather in, glean, grabble, grain, grass, hallucinogen, harvest, hash, hashish, hemp, joint, kava, marijuana, mash, meal, mescal, mescal bean, mescal button, mescaline, mind-altering drug, mind-blowing drug, mind-expanding drug, morning glory seeds, mow, nut, oats, pasturage, pasture, pet food, peyote, pick, pluck, pot, provender, psilocin, psilocybin, psychedelic, psychic energizer, psychoactive drug, psychochemical, psychotomimetic, reap, reap and carry, reefer, roach, scratch, scratch feed, silage, slops, stick, straw, swill, tea, tranquilizer, weed, wheat

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