hay·​ride | \ ˈhā-ˌrīd How to pronounce hayride (audio) \

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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Jerry Smith Produce & Pumpkin Farm: Fall Attractions include Haunted Forest, hayrides, corn maze, petting zoo, and play areas, open 4-8 p.m. Oct. 27; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 28-29, 7150 18th St., Kenosha, (262) 859-2645; smithpumpkinfarm.com. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Your weekly entertainment calendar, Oct. 27-Nov. 2," 27 Oct. 2017 Along with the egg hunt, kids can meet Whiskers the Bunny, play outdoor games, stop by the petting zoo, and even take a hayride around the farm. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "We Found the Best Easter Egg Hunts Near New York City," 11 Mar. 2019 The family hosted birthday parties with hayrides on the lawn. WSJ, "Over 250,000 Votes Later, Hawaii Villa Emerges as the House of the Year," 24 Jan. 2019 Enjoy hayrides, games, arts and crafts, watch the David Seebach Magic Show, roast marshmallows at the campfire, and enjoy cookies and cider. Elaine Rewolinski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Fall and winter festivals, fairs and other events in Wisconsin," 13 Oct. 2017 The day includes rides on the Explorer Express train, games, animal encounters, carving demonstrations, hayrides and crafts. Traci L. Suppa, Woman's Day, "9 Illuminating Jack-o'-Lantern Festivals to Visit This October," 29 Sep. 2016 Pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm market, hayrides on weekends, 10 a.m.-dusk through Wednesday, 2754 S.E. Green Valley Road, Auburn; corn maze $7-$10 (253-405-0711 or mosbyfarm.com/pumpkin-patch/). Madeline Mckenzie, The Seattle Times, "66 fun and spooky Halloween events in Greater Seattle," 25 Oct. 2018 Germantown 262-305-7951 Pumpkin picking, corn maze and hayrides. Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "2017 Guide to fall fun in metro Milwaukee," 28 Aug. 2017 Maine, on the other hand, smells like blueberries, pine wood, and autumn hayrides. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Homesick Candles Smell Just Like Your Favorite Childhood Memories," 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of hayride

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

US : 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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