Recent Examples of haystack from the Web
Muslims represent no more than 2 percent of the U.S. population, so finding a mate is a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack.
Paul may have been talking about lily ponds and haystacks but, well, point taken.
The 2018 spring movie season has begun, but with no fewer than 60 new movies expected to arrive over the next three months, finding the good stuff can be a needle-in-a-haystack proposition.
Amateur astronomer Scott Tilley was in his home office on a recent evening, using his radio equipment to scan space in a needle-in-a-haystack search for a spy satellite operated by the U.S. Air Force.
Detecting drugs is looking for a needle in a haystack, Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware, the subcommittee's ranking Democrat, acknowledged.
Not just any burger: his favorite burger with haystack onions and a side of specialty fries from Smashburger.
There will also be a haystack pyramid, face painting, puppet shows, crafts and more.
Over the seasons, the cheerful duo have been captured in matching Hawaiian shirts sipping pineapple drinks, sitting on haystacks dressed as roly-poly pumpkins and napping in lookalike flannel pajamas.
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Definition of haystack for English Language Learners
: a large pile of hay
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