Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hand-rake used in raking hay.
- n. A machine for raking hay into windrows; a horse-rake.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A rake for collecting hay; especially, a large rake drawn by a horse or horses.
- hay + rake (Wiktionary)
“There it stood, red and blue, a huge comb, a hayrake to be driven with horses.”
“It became necessary for me recently to purchase a hayrake.”
“He let them down into the water, so that the weight might swing them inboard, while the other signaller struggled manfully with a hayrake to grapple them; and the Captain cursed and Mac flushed all over, knowing that every ship in the fleet was grinning at them.”
“Oh! He's in the hayfield, too, riding on the hayrake," Rusty Wren explained.”
“It means that the hayrake will come out of the shed next.”
“_You_ don't have to pull the mowing machine nor the hayrake.”
“Always a neat and tidy man -- as poachers mostly are -- I took the hayrake back to the field and wound up my lines.”
“Diligent research has failed to discover any reliable information on the invention of the hayrake, though a horserake was patented as early as”
“It might be a pious idea for you to ship up a mowing machine and a hayrake from”
“They'll hitch me to the hayrake and Johnnie Green will drive me all day long in the hot hayfields.”
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