from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See haystack.
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- n. a haystack
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A heap or pile of hay, usually covered with thatch for preservation in the open air.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A haystack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a stack of hay
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The fans' player of the season last time around, the tall Argentinian with the hayrick hairstyle is a cultured footballer with a coolness that belies his Wildman of Borneo appearance.
It was a true meeting of minds, for I doubt if a woman ever stripped faster from full court regalia, and we revelled in each other like peasants in a hayrick, from bed to floor and back again, I believe, but I ain't sure.
This is like someone selling you a dunce-quality hayrick and you not knowing any better.
Yet logic threads manic needles lost in hayrick sanity; there is bread and fishes in your largesse, much wine in amphorae blessed with soporific gifts – we are pleased you came pissy-eyed to poetry gladly.
Blackwall Railway, which was then the high road to a great Military Depot, was worse than looking after a needle in a hayrick.
Wandering into a copse by the road – side — but not in that place; two or three miles off — he tore out from a fence a thick, hard, knotted stake; and, sitting down beneath a hayrick, spent some time in shaping it, in peeling off the bark, and fashioning its jagged head with his knife.
Following the tracks with his eyes, the view closed with the new hayrick in a corner.
Now, if he had gone on to the hayrick, and gone round it?
He assured me that no hayrick could now be found in London; upon which I was forced to leave him, and with mutual esteem we parted.
Nevertheless, I declined to wait, unless he could find me a hayrick to sleep in; for the insects of grass only tickle.