a field where grass, alfalfa, etc., are grown for making into hay.

Origin of hayfield

First recorded in 1775–85; hay + field
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  • Perhaps this is the only true poetry of the hayfield, so much talked of and praised.

    The Toilers of the Field

    Richard Jefferies

  • Peter enquired: Do we sail over the edge or into the hayfield?

    Twos and Threes

    G. B. Stern

  • Hero Siegfried was lying with us to-day in the hayfield, and what he said was lovely.

    A Young Girl's Diary

    An Anonymous Young Girl

  • Imagine what our friends in Hayfield Centre would think of such a charge!

    Paul the Peddler

    Horatio Alger, Jr.

  • "Parson Barnes, of Hayfield Centre," said the youth, confidently.

    Paul the Peddler

    Horatio Alger, Jr.