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haymaking Line breaks: hay|mak¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈheɪmeɪkɪŋ/

Definition of haymaking in English:


[mass noun]
The activity of making hay from grass grown for fodder.
Example sentences
  • The farm assembly had decided that in view of the dry weather all hands should be used for haymaking.
  • Grass for haymaking is the main crop and its yield is directly affected by temperature, length of snow cover, and duration of frosts.
  • To improve his income he helped a lot of other farmers, grass seeding and haymaking.

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