haymow

noun
hay·​mow | \ ˈhā-ˌmau̇ How to pronounce haymow (audio) \

Definition of haymow

: a mow especially of or for hay

Examples of haymow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web August climbed the ladder and stuck his head up into the haymow. New York Times, "‘August,’ by Callan Wink: An Excerpt," 31 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of haymow

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Haymow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haymow. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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haymow

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hay·​mow | \ ˈhā-ˌmau̇ How to pronounce haymow (audio) \

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