from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A temporary wooden framework placed in a wagon to increase its capacity for light loads, such as hay or seaweed; also, a cheap form of farmwagon having flaring stakes at the sides, used to carry hay.
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One side of this tool-house may be used for plows and large implements, hay-rigging, harness, etc.
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It fell to his lot to make the sleds, the stone-boats, the hay-rigging, the ax helves, the flails, to mend the cradles and rakes, to build the haystacks, and once, I remember, he rebuilt the churning machine.
His last performance was to ride on barebacked horses and to drive in the hay-rigging.
She ran to the window and looked out; there was a great hay-rigging, drawn by four stout horses, and comfortably lined with straw.
I was about getting into a hay-rigging, when my umbrella frightened the horse, and he kicked at me over the fills, smashed the bucket on my arm, and stretched me on my back; but while I lay on my back, his leg being caught under the shaft, I got up, to see him sprawling on the other side.
It fell to his lot to make the sleds, the stone-boats, the hay-rigging, the ax helves, the flails, to mend the cradles and rakes, to build the haystacks, and once,
She told how it was the way you'd done to Jim Finch that fell from the hay-rigging and broke his arm over to Jake an 'Martin's, haying time. "