hay·ride | \ˈhā-ˌrīd \

Definition of hayride 

: a pleasure ride usually at night by a group in a wagon, sleigh, or open truck partly filled with straw or hay

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Homestead Animal Farm: Corn Maze and Pumpkin Farm with hayrides, barnyard animals, children’s exploration area, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 28-29, W320-N9127 Highway 83, Hartland, (262) 966-3840; homesteadanimalfarm.com. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Your weekly entertainment calendar, Oct. 27-Nov. 2," 27 Oct. 2017 Cecile and Gerald met by chance while volunteering to chaperone on a hayride. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Cecile M. Bienvenue," 20 June 2018 Operations at the farm had been scaled back for years, with most of the focus on the small store and autumn community activities, including hayrides. Don Stacom, Courant Community, "In Bristol, It's The End of The Line For Minor's Farm," 29 June 2018 Your kids will love the family hayride to get out to the fields. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Strawberry season is almost here. Here are 8 Milwaukee-area farms where you can pick your own.," 16 May 2018 July 15's Harvest Farm Dinner event features a meal prepared with Killam and Bassette products, hayrides, wine tasting and live music, as does the farmstead's annual pig roast on Sept. 15. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "Connecticut's 2018 Farm-To-Table Dinners From June To September," 21 May 2018 The 20th-anniversary party – with hayrides, goats and a crowd dressed to impress – sprawled across North Corner Haven Farm in Lancaster County. Cristina Bolling, charlotteobserver, "Who sets Charlotte’s high-fashion agenda? This woman – and it’s been a 20-year mission | Charlotte Observer," 3 May 2018 Enjoy beautiful fall colors aboard a hayride, pony ride or train ride. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Weekend guide: Bugs & Scouts at Discovery World, fall festival, free Zoo day and more," 4 Oct. 2017 The park welcomed visitors for a day of fun, food, music, hayrides, and a chance to pick from a wide selection of plants. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Farm And Flower Fest Benefits Food Pantry," 22 May 2018

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hayride was in 1896

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English Language Learners Definition of hayride

: an informal event in which a group of people ride for pleasure in a wagon, sleigh, or open truck that is partly filled with straw or hay

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