Definition of Haymaking

1. Noun. Taking full advantage of an opportunity while it lasts.

Generic synonyms: Accomplishment, Achievement



2. Noun. Cutting grass and curing it to make hay.
Generic synonyms: Labor, Labour, Toil

Definition of Haymaking

1. n. The operation or work of cutting grass and curing it for hay.

Definition of Haymaking

1. Noun. The cutting of grass and subsequently curing it to make hay as fodder for animals ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haymaking

hayforks
haying
haying time
hayings
haylage
haylages
hayle
hayles
haylift
haylifts
haylike
hayloft
haylofts
haymaker
haymakers
haymaking (current term)
haymakings
haymow
haymows
haynesite
hayrack
hayracks
hayrake
hayrakes
hayrick
hayricks
hayride
hayrides
hayrig
hays

Literary usage of Haymaking

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1. British Farmer's Magazine (1853)
"haymaking. The old Baying, that " farmers are too dependent upon the ever ... It is no easy matter laying down rules for haymaking in showery weather ..."

2. British Farmer's Magazine (1867)
"haymaking. ВТ CUTHBERT W. JOHNSON, Î.BS "Tie changes which take place in the field and in the >tack, in haymaking," are the subjects of one of Professor ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1862)
"V.—Recent Improvements in haymaking. By Mr. T. BOWICK, Stoneleigh Abbey Farm, Warwickshire. PRIZE ESSAY. IT has often been remarked, that while other ..."

4. Colin Clout's Calendar: The Record of a Summer April by Grant Allen (1883)
"haymaking BEGINS. THE early season has told upon the hay more than upon any other crop this year, perhaps; and the thick swathes are already lying in long ..."

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