hayrick

[ hey-rik ]
/ ˈheɪˌrɪk /

noun

Chiefly Midland U.S. rick1(def 1).
Chiefly British. a haystack.

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Nearby words

  1. haymarket,
  2. haymarket square,
  3. haymow,
  4. haynes,
  5. hayrack,
  6. hayride,
  7. hays,
  8. hays, will h.,
  9. hayseed,
  10. haystack

Origin of hayrick

First recorded in 1400–50, hayrick is from the late Middle English word heyrek. See hay, rick1

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Word Origin and History for hayrick

hayrick

n.

c.1300, from hay + rick.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper