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hay1 US English

Grass that has been mown and dried for use as fodder

hay2 US English

A country dance with interweaving steps similar to a reel

hay US Thesaurus

soon the barns will be filled with hay

Hay, John Milton US English

(1838–1905), US diplomat and writer. He was US ambassador to Great Britain 1897–98, and then, as US secretary of state 1898–1905, he negotiated the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty (1901), which made possible the construction of the Panama Canal

Hay, Will US English

(1888–1949), English actor and comedian; full name William Thomson Hay. He is remembered for his screen characterizations of incompetent authority figures. His films include Oh, Mr Porter! (1937) and My Learned Friend (1944)

make hay US English

Make good use of an opportunity while it lasts

Hay diet US English

A diet in which carbohydrates are eaten at separate times from fruit and proteins, in the belief that this aids digestion

hay fever US English

An allergy caused by pollen or dust in which the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose are itchy and inflamed, causing a runny nose and watery eyes

hit the hay US English

Go to bed

a roll in the hay US English

An act of sexual intercourse

make hay in hay1 US English

Make good use of an opportunity while it lasts

hayloft US English

A loft over a stable or barn used for storing hay or straw

hayrick US English

Another term for haystack.

hayseed US English

Grass seed obtained from hay

hayfield US English

A field where hay is being or is to be made

make hay while the sun shines in hay1 US English

Make good use of an opportunity while it lasts

a roll in the hay in roll US English

An act of sexual intercourse

William Thomson Hay in Hay, Will US English

(1888–1949), English actor and comedian; full name William Thomson Hay. He is remembered for his screen characterizations of incompetent authority figures. His films include Oh, Mr Porter! (1937) and My Learned Friend (1944)

a roll in the hay or the sack in roll US English

An act of sexual intercourse

make hay while the sun shines in hay US Thesaurus

Jack was a firm believer in making hay while the sun shines