But when thundershowers or occasional fogs or heavy dew came it was always open to us to put the grass through the haymaker.
Had a lynx or other prowler captured the haymaker in the unsheltered hayfield?
Keep the rake, says the haymaker, as nigh the scythe as you can, and the cart as nigh the rake.
As the man threw up his hands in an involuntary motion to shield his face, Johnny landed a haymaker square on his chin.
The sum total might be a quart, but would it be the same thing to the haymaker?
I would be a haymaker for nothing, if anybody would employ me; would not you, Peter?
I took careful aim and threw a haymaker, giving it everything I had.
As Bacon says, he wanted a friend with whom to toss his ideas as a haymaker tosses hay.
But we never really raised a melon fit for the table until the old Squire and Addison invented the "haymaker."
The haymaker was simply a long shed built against the south side of the barn.
[1912+; probably fr the wide swinging stroke of a scythe in cutting hay]