English version

haystack

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Agriculture, Crops
haystackhay‧stack /ˈheɪstæk/ (also hayrick) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TAa large, firmly built pile of hay like looking for a needle in a haystack at needle1(7)
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haystackIt would be like looking for a needle in a haystack.And getting a grin out of Dooley Barlowe was like looking for a needle in a haystack.Do I hear a murmur about needles and haystacks?My sister is looking for a recipe for haystacks, which are a vanilla-flavored candy with coconut.Tall bamboos appeared beside the highway again, and a settlement with low wooden shops, and thatched huts like haystacks.They were launched atop a pillow of water covering a rock, slid off, then rode out a landscape of haystacks.Tempers flared: Three hundred officers took part in operation haystack.
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