[ hey-feeld ]

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

Origin of hayfield

First recorded in 1775–85; hay + field

Words Nearby hayfield

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How to use hayfield in a sentence

  • The first one I ever saw was in a hayfield above a town called Suha Reka.

  • Across the green pasture, between the road and the hayfield, already four rich brown furrows were shining up to the sun.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
  • The hay was completely sheltered from the wind; from the rich near-by hayfield the stack had been built large.

    Watched by Wild Animals | Enos A. Mills
  • Lost Park is a mean place; the brush makes a regular jungle of it, and fire would go through it as through a hayfield.

    Pluck on the Long Trail | Edwin L. Sabin
  • Right at the side of the road was the hayfield of the Jones farm.

    Airship Andy | Frank V. Webster
  • Ah, I have not seen a hayfield for nine-and-twenty years, John Ridd.

    Lorna Doone | R. D. Blackmore