hay·​mow ˈhā-ˌmau̇ How to pronounce haymow (audio)
: a mow especially of or for hay

Examples of haymow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the summer of 2018, Mr. Statz’s son Ethan found him in the haymow, fashioning a noose. Elizabeth Williamson, New York Times, 19 Apr. 2023 August climbed the ladder and stuck his head up into the haymow. New York Times, 31 Mar. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of haymow was in the 15th century

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“Haymow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haymow. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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