Definition of hayfield
: a field where herbaceous plants and especially grasses or legumes (such as timothy or orchard grass or alfalfa) are grown for hay (see 1hay 1)
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So far about $310 million in state, federal and private money has secured 40,806 acres of ponds and hayfields, and about one-tenth of it has been restored.
Dikes and levees on thousands of acres of pastures, hayfields and salt-making ponds ringing the bay are coming down to bring back tidal marsh.
Known as Randy, the zebra was found dead in a hayfield near the town of Petrolia on May 13.
But less than three decades ago, the school was surrounded by hayfields and cornfields.
Today, on your way to the river enjoy the view of an expansive open meadow, logged in the late 1800s and once a hayfield farmed by Anglo-European pioneers.
But the end zone might as well have been a hayfield, and the Jets had allergies.
The friendship was formed after the moose was seen wandering around local hayfields, perhaps taking advantage of the plentiful plants and shoots.
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