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- n. A shark (scaleless cartilaginous fish).
- n. Obsolete spelling of hay (grass cut and dried for use as animal fodder).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Japanese name for small shiners or minnows of the family Cyprinidæ, belonging to the genus Zacco, found in the waters of Japan. Also known as oikawa and zako.
From Dutch haai ("shark") or West Flemish haaie (formerly haeye), from the Old Norse hái, a short form of hákarl ("shark") (a compound of hár, "high, great" + karl, "man"). The German Hai and the Swedish haj are from the same source. (Wiktionary)
See hay. (Wiktionary)