from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A row, as of leaves or snow, heaped up by the wind.
- n. A long row of cut hay or grain left to dry in a field before being bundled.
- transitive v. To shape or arrange into a windrow.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A row of cut grain or hay allowed to dry in a field
- n. A line of leaves etc heaped up by the wind
- n. A similar streak of seaweed etc on the surface of the sea formed by Langmuir circulation
- v. To arrange (e.g. new-made hay) in lines or windrows.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A row or line of hay raked together for the purpose of being rolled into cocks or heaps.
- n. Sheaves of grain set up in a row, one against another, that the wind may blow between them.
- n. The green border of a field, dug up in order to carry the earth on other land to mend it.
- transitive v. To arrange in lines or windrows, as hay when newly made.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Specifically To cut (sugarcane) before it is quite ripe and lay (it) in rows in the furrows. This is done to prevent the sap from running back into the roots or being otherwise spoiled by the action of frost.
- n. A row or line of hay raked together for the purpose of being rolled into cocks or heaps; also, sheaves of corn set up in a row one against another in order that the wind may blow between them.
- n. A row of peats set up for drying; a row of pieces of turf, sod, or sward cut in paring and burning.
- n. Any similar row or formation; an extended heap, as of dust thrown up by the wind.
- n. The green border of a field, dug up in order to carry the earth to other land to mend it: so called because laid in rows and exposed to the wind.
- To rake or put into the form of a windrow.
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