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hay

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a very small sum of money
  • their credit card debt isn't hay—it'll take years to pay it off

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2 slang a place set aside for sleeping
  • dragging myself out of the hay on such a cold, dreary morning seemed like an act of sheer masochism

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hay

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hay (Entry 2 of 2)

as in cut, mow

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The first known use of hay was before the 12th century

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“Hay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hay. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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