Definitions

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  • n. A field of hay

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A field where grass for hay has been cut; a meadow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A field where grass designed to be made into hay is grown; a field where grass is being made into hay.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay

Etymologies

From hay + field. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A hayfield is a very charming place, but in the middle of the night, with the dew clinging to everything, it is apt to prove but a chilly bed; the most familiar objects put on strange and unreal forms, the most familiar sounds become loud and alarming.

    A World of Girls The Story of a School

  • Just yesterday 4 fawns were killed as we bush hogged our 3 acres of hayfield ... this has never happened before.

    Muley Fawns Too Cute for Field & Stream?

  • "An angel appeared to him in a hayfield," he explained.

    I Hear the Voices of Angels

  • I was heading past the hayfield to the dump when I noticed the ringing in my ears again; and then, beside me—an angel, fiddling with the seat belt.

    I Hear the Voices of Angels

  • When you approach a meadow, hayfield, green wheat field or other open place sneak in | Field & Stream

    OK guys here's a tip for spotting turkeys.

  • When you approach a meadow, hayfield, green wheat field or other open place sneak in behind dense cover without exposing yourself and glass the field with binoculars.

    OK guys here's a tip for spotting turkeys.

  • He left the country road at the first gate he came to and cantered through a hayfield.

    Chapter VIII

  • We went on past the last hayfield, which was as far as I'd ever gone.

    TOLD IN THE DROOLING WARD

  • I love my bow and there is nothing like hangin out in hayfield waiting for that elusive buck.

    bow, rifle or black powder

  • "We're on our land now," he said, as they left the hayfield behind.

    Chapter XXIV

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