from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loft for storing hay. Also called haymow.
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- n. The upper storey of a barn used for storing hay
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A loft or scaffold for hay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In a stable or barn, a storing-place for hay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loft in a barn where hay is stored
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A cat in a hayloft is a beautiful example of the eternal fitness of things.
And a former abandoned hayloft is a master bedroom, a playroom and a bedroom for 8-year-old son Mark Oliver.
The second floor apparently used to be a hayloft, which is kinda funny.
There is the farmer's house, the house for guests (in which we lived), the men's house, the dairy, the bakehouse, and the "staboor," which is a kind of hayloft, stable, and manure shed all in one.
Sitting in her work space, the "hayloft" of her home - a converted 1890s barn - Peach Carr, a
I darted round the edge of the barn, climbed to the hayloft and burrowed under some hay.
- Despite a background in public health work, Hopkins was a lifelong chain-smoker and coffee drinker – a classic A-type personality who lived in his office and usually looked “as though he had spent the previous night sleeping in a hayloft.”
He could feel it in his bones when there was going to be a stretch of dry days ahead, enough to get all the hay cut, baled, and into the barn hayloft.
My dad had lived there with his eight siblings until he was 7, picking cotton, collecting pecans, staging corn-cob wars in the hayloft.
My sister and I would bike down to buy their amazing ice cream, we'd hunt for kittens in the hayloft and feed the calves, climb a perfect maple tree outside their back door.