haystack

noun hay·stack \ ˈhā-ˌstak \

Definition of haystack

1 :a stack of hay
2 :a vertical standing wave in turbulent river waters

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First Known Use of haystack

15th century



HAYSTACK Defined for English Language Learners

haystack

noun

Definition of haystack for English Language Learners

  • : a large pile of hay


HAYSTACK Defined for Kids

haystack

noun hay·stack \ ˈhā-ˌstak \

Definition of haystack for Students

:a large pile of hay stored outdoors


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