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hay

dried green grass (meadow hay) or cereal crop (wheat, oats or barley hay) or legume crop (lucerne, alfalfa) used as feed for housed animals in the winter time and for supplementary feeding of pastured animals when there is need.

hay itch
see glycyphagusdestructor.
hay net
a wide-mesh string net to be filled, and hung in a loose box, to provide day-long nibbling for a confined horse.
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Unraced at two, my selection made hay for David Simcock in the first half of 2010, following a debut maiden victory at Yarmouth in April with handicap scores at Goodwood in May and Newmarket in June.
But Attleborough Mills Reserves certainly made hay as the rain hammered down, trouncing Grendon Black Swan Reserves 7-1 to take over at the head of Division Four on the strength of their remarkable goal difference of plus-77.
Eston Labour, another former A Division team, also made hay when they beat the Erimus 32-8.
Ochoa made hay before the wind picked up strength, with Swede Louise Friberg and South Korean In-Bee Park sharing second place.
In stark contrast, LANCASHIRE made hay at Old Trafford after their morning session against KENT had also been rained off.
Sporting Greyhounds made hay while the sun shone against Upper Level.
Sanath Jayasuriya and Kumar San-gakkara made hay before Chaminda Vaas turned the screw to give Sri Lanka a record 189-run win over New Zealand in the fourth one-day international at Eden Park, Auckland.
Abbey (Vincent, Horwood, Ramsay) beat Highfied Tenants (J Coulson) 3-1, while The Farmers (A Langley 2, A Bayliss, J Downing) made hay in a4-0 win over Finn Harps.
Oh, unquestionably, Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce and John Mahoney made hay of Oscar Wilde during ``Frasier Goes Wilde,'' a celebratory benefit reading of the playwright's ``The Importance of Being Earnest.
MARTIN Davies made hay while the sun shone at Harborne.
FAVOURITE-BACKERS made hay while the sun shone at sultry Newmarket yesterday, with the first five "jollies" all obliging.
Wayne Rogers (2), Steve Rogers, Sean Atlas, Lee Evans, Barry Ramsey and Paul Cookson made hay as CCU were despatched 7-2.