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haycock

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Pronunciation: /ˈheɪkɒk
 
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Definition of haycock in English:

noun

A conical heap of hay in a field.
Example sentences
  • Other common objects also had their names changed to make them more seemly: haycock turned into haystack, weathercock into weathervane, and apricock into apricot.
  • On the afternoon he arrived, we went for a long walk and eventually rested against some haycocks in a meadow and had a long talk.
  • The ‘Rosie’ of the title is a village girl who ‘baptized him with her cidrous kisses’ behind a haycock.

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