from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A powerful blow with the fist.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person or machine which harvests or prepares tall grass for use as animal fodder.
- n. A particularly powerful punch, especially one which knocks down an opponent, thrown like a scythe chop for cutting hay, as agricultural haymakers used to have strong arms.
- n. Any decisive blow, shock, or forceful action.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who cuts and cures hay.
- n. A machine for curing hay in rainy weather.
- n. A forceful punch that results in someone being knocked down or knocked out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who cuts and dries grass for use as fodder; specifically, in England, one who follows the mowers and tosses the grass over to dry it.
- n. An apparatus for drying and curing hay.
- n. plural A kind of country-dance. Also called haymakers' jig.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
- n. a farm machine that treats hay to cause more rapid and even drying
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