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Language: Old English
Origin: hieg

hay

noun
     
Related topics: Crops
hay [uncountable]
1TAC long grass that has been cut and dried, used as food for cattle
2

make hay (while the sun shines)

to take the opportunity to do something now, because you may not be able to do it later
3

hit the hay

informal to go to bed

➔ a roll in the hay

at roll2 (10)

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