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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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They denounced CalPIRG's proposal as a "Trojan horse" and made hay out of the citizen contribution committee as a potential loophole through which single-issue groups like the National Rifle Association and the Christian Coalition could walk.
North made hay as the sun shone at the County Ground - but only after four of their top-order batsmen had failed.
It does chop the grass more than a scythe, but I wondered if you've ever heard of anyone who has made hay with one of these.
The Tunisian qualifier made hay in round one when ousted woefully out-of-form Thiemo de Bakker, but today in New York could be an entirely different story.
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.
Eston Labour, another former A Division team, also made hay when they beat the Erimus 32-8.
When the going was good he made hay, not for Blair or the country but to show to his Labour Party members that he was the natural successor to Blair.
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.