hayfield

noun
hay·​field | \ˈhā-ˌfēld \
variants: or less commonly hay field

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 hay entry 1 sense 1)

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Why: The undulating drive south on Oregon 47 takes you past mowed hayfields and vineyards and into Oregon wine country and one of the state’s most scenic downtowns in McMinnville. latimes.com, "Detours worth taking on your next road trip," 20 May 2018 The property was nothing but a hayfield and brush, said CDHR volunteer Kim Weglinski. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 10 Apr. 2018 The property was nothing but a hayfield and brush, said CDHR volunteer Kim Weglinski. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 10 Apr. 2018 But not far away, huge trucks roar along gravel roads and a hayfield is being cleared to expand Edgerton’s Logistics Park Kansas City, which opened in 2013. Lynn Horsley, kansascity, "Tiny JoCo town is booming. That's not good for everyone. | The Kansas City Star," 26 Apr. 2018 The property was nothing but a hayfield and brush, said CDHR volunteer Kim Weglinski. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 10 Apr. 2018 The property was nothing but a hayfield and brush, said CDHR volunteer Kim Weglinski. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 10 Apr. 2018 The property was nothing but a hayfield and brush, said CDHR volunteer Kim Weglinski. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 27 Mar. 2018 The property was nothing but a hayfield and brush, said CDHR volunteer Kim Weglinski. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of hayfield

1785, in the meaning defined above

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