Hay is defined as cut and dried grass, alfalfa and other plants used as food for farm animals.(noun)
An example of hay is what is fed to sheep.
See hay in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME hei < OE hieg (akin to Ger heu) < base of OE heawan, to cut: see hew
Origin: OFr haye
See hay in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English hīeg; see kau- in Indo-European roots.
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