There's haying to be done, a lot of wood to be cut, and chores.
If it holds out a fortnight longer, it will not be bad weather for haying.
In the summer vacation of his third term at Geauga, James and a schoolmate resolved to earn a little money at haying.
All up and down the Valley bottom-lands the haying was in progress.
"I never thought any clergyman would have the opportunities for doing good such as I am haying," he said when I saw him.
The officers sympathized, especially when that business was haying.
Few farmers go through twenty haying seasons without practically breaking down.
Last week Peter was haying and Meg and I helped him make loads.
In one process of the haying operations, in particular, they are very annoying.
It was haying time, and the mowers were busy cutting alfalfa.
"grass mown," Old English heg (Anglian), hieg, hig (West Saxon) "grass cut or mown for fodder," from Proto-Germanic *haujam (cf. Old Norse hey, Old Frisian ha, Middle Dutch hoy, German Heu, Gothic hawi "hay"), literally "that which is cut," or "that which can be mowed," from PIE *kau- "to hew, strike" (cf. Old English heawan "to cut;" see hew). Slang phrase hit the hay (pre-1880) was originally "to sleep in a barn;" hay in the general figurative sense of "bedding" (e.g. roll in the hay) is from 1903.
properly so called, was not in use among the Hebrews; straw was used instead. They cut the grass green as it was needed. The word rendered "hay" in Prov. 27:25 means the first shoots of the grass. In Isa. 15:6 the Revised Version has correctly "grass," where the Authorized Version has "hay."