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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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SIR Mark Prescott is a great man for making hay when the sun shines.
It may be that TSMC is simply making hay out of the fact it will be building chips for some of the companies supplying chips for the Microsoft box, for example, graphics vendor ATI.
He was making hay with the wife (Naomi Watts in a small, undistinguished role) of a wealthy Englishman on the night in question, but, for obvious reasons, she can't vouch for his whereabouts.
We are making hay when we should be making whoopee; we are raising tomatoes when we should be raising Cain, or Lazarus.
Making hay took a lot of time; early on, hay was cut with scythes, allowed to dry and gathered by hand into small stacks.
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Even before his assassination, writers, pundits, and political cartoonists were making hay with the evident tensions within Bobby Kennedy's personality.
If all this is likely to give foreign investors pause for thought, though, it's nothing compared with the various new three-letter organizations that have been making hay out of Abdurrahman's economic misfortunes.
Sportswriters of his day called him the "Clown Prince of Golf," making hay of his quixotic exploits and goofy personality, while opponents saw him for what he truly was: the finest ball-striker the game has seen.
Your article on making hay ("Hay Days," May/June) revived many memories.
She has been making hay on the all-weather and while this is a significant step up, she is bred to get this sort of trip.
While Barnes is five over par for his seven starts in the last three months and without a decent finish in sight, Palmer has been making hay with a second in the WGC showpiece at Bridgestone, fifth at The Barclays, 11th at Deutsche Bank and, only on Sunday, eighth in Las Vegas.