hay·​field | \ ˈhā-ˌfēld How to pronounce hayfield (audio) \
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)

Examples of hayfield in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That led authorities to a hayfield at 11104 Phillips Cemetery Road in Benton County. Tracy Neal, Arkansas Online, 18 July 2022 The Granby Wildflower Meadow is an initiative to turn a five-acre fallow hayfield, located along Route 10/202 just south of the town center, into a native wildflower meadow. courant.com, 21 Sep. 2021 There is parking in the hayfield or along the street, if needed. courant.com, 14 May 2021 As luck would have it, a hayfield near the old Chimney Rock Golf Course, where Shafer and his father had played many rounds, just inside the border of the Stags Leap line, became available. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 4 Oct. 2021 Pete’s version is full of hominy and balances the earthy, hayfield funk of the tripe with plenty of pungent raw onion, serrano chiles and tart lemon served with fresh flour tortillas for a rib-sticking delight. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Sep. 2021 The ambulance was guided in by the same friend who alerted White to the crash, and the helicopter landed in a hayfield on the property. William Sanders, Arkansas Online, 12 July 2021 Set in an old hayfield, this is a blowsy cottage garden, casual in a country setting. courant.com, 14 May 2021 Her blowsy cottage garden, set in a hayfield, is an invitation to wander. courant.com, 14 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hayfield

1785, in the meaning defined above

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hay-fever weed



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Last Updated

13 Aug 2022

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“Hayfield.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hayfield. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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