Adjective "haying" definition and examples

(Haying may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈheɪɪŋ/

Definitions and examples

noun

The activity of mowing and drying grass to make hay.
  1. as modifier 'the haying season'
  2. 'They had already busted a lot of bales while haying because someone had bought cheap twine and it had molded and rotted.'
  3. 'Producers who suspect extensive damage should talk with their crop insurance agents to see if the field might be released for haying or grazing.'
  4. 'Hiring one boy, I tackled the biggest job on the farm: haying.'
  5. 'Traditionally, haying also starts about this time and 29 June was a time for fairs.'
  6. 'Every step in the haying process I understand, but what methods do you use to spread so much seed around?'
  7. 'Managed haying and grazing is allowed under certain conditions.'
  8. 'Like fire and grazing, the haying rejuvenates older grasslands by removing dead vegetation and opening up the grass canopy.'
  9. 'With haying completed in this field in northwest Custer County, the large hay bales break the flow of the natural Plain.'
  10. 'Short trees can be mowed with a shielded mower shortly after regular cutting and haying.'
  11. 'Some are haying, green chopping, or grazing their corn.'

More definitions

1. grass, clover, alfalfa, etc., cut and dried for use as forage.

2. grass mowed or intended for mowing.

3. Slang. a small sum of money: Twenty dollars an hour for doing very little certainly ain't hay. money: A thousand dollars for a day's work is a lot of hay!

4. Slang. marijuana. verb (used with object)

5. to convert (plant material) into hay.

6. to furnish (horses, cows, etc.) with hay. verb (used without object)

7. to cut grass, clover, or the like, and store for

More examples(as adjective)

"operations can be haying."

"controls can be haying."

Origin

(hay)