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haymow

[ hey-mou ]

noun

  1. hay stored in a barn.


haymow

/ ˈheɪˌmaʊ /

noun

  1. a part of a barn where hay is stored
  2. a quantity of hay stored in a barn or loft


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Word History and Origins

Origin of haymow1

First recorded in 1470–80; hay + mow 2
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Example Sentences

He no longer slept in the haymow but had a room of his own and other rooms to rent to the "high-toned traveling men."

That night he slept in a barn, cuddling down in the haymow, where he could hear some horses stirring in their stalls.

And she invited everybody to come to her latest nest high up in the haymow.

When Henrietta Hen's callers crowded about her nest in the haymow they expected to see something wonderful.

Polly Plymouth Rock turned to old Whitey, a hen who had come with her to the haymow.

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