- a row of hay raked together to dry before being made into heaps or cocks
- any similar row, as of sheaves of grain
- a row of dry leaves, dust, etc. that has been swept together by the wind
to rake, sweep, etc. into a windrow or windrows
- A linear pile of cut hay or grain left to dry in a field before being gathered.
- Any of various other linear piles, as of leaves or snow heaped up by the wind.
transitive verbwind·rowed, wind·row·ing, wind·rows
To shape or arrange into a windrow.
- A row of cut grain or hay allowed to dry in a field
- A line of leaves etc heaped up by the wind
- A similar streak of seaweed etc on the surface of the sea formed by Langmuir circulation
- (Canada) A line of snow or gravel left behind by the edge of a snowplow's or grader's blade.
- (UK) The green border of a field, dug up in order to carry the earth on other land to mend it.
(third-person singular simple present windrows, present participle windrowing, simple past and past participle windrowed)
- To arrange (e.g. new-made hay) in lines or windrows.