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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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Statistics dating back to 1577 show that every year there is a baby boom between January and March, caused by lovers who can't resist making hay while the sun shines.