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Hay vs. Grass

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Haynoun

(uncountable) Grass cut and dried for use as animal fodder.

Grassnoun

Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.

Haynoun

(countable) Any mix of green leafy plants used for fodder.

Grassnoun

(countable) Various plants not in family Poaceae that resemble grasses.

Haynoun

(slang) Cannabis; marijuana.

Grassnoun

(uncountable) A lawn.

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Haynoun

A net set around the haunt of an animal, especially a rabbit.

Grassnoun

Marijuana.

Haynoun

(obsolete) A hedge.

Grassnoun

An informer, police informer; one who betrays a group (of criminals, etc) to the authorities.

Haynoun

(obsolete) A circular country dance.

Grassnoun

Sharp, closely spaced discontinuities in the trace of a cathode-ray tube, produced by random interference.

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Haynoun

The letter for the h sound in Pitman shorthand.

Grassnoun

Noise on an A-scope or similar type of radar display.

Hayverb

To cut grasses or herb plants for use as animal fodder.

Grassnoun

The season of fresh grass; spring.

Hayverb

To lay snares for rabbits.

Grassnoun

That which is transitory.

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Haynoun

A hedge.

Grassverb

(transitive) To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.).

Haynoun

A net set around the haunt of an animal, especially of a rabbit.

Grassverb

To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities.

Haynoun

Grass cut and cured for fodder.

‘Make hay while the sun shines.’; ‘Hay may be dried too much as well as too little.’;

Grassverb

(transitive) To cover with grass or with turf.

Hayverb

To lay snares for rabbits.

Grassverb

(transitive) To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

Hayverb

To cut and cure grass for hay.

Grassverb

(transitive) To bring to the grass or ground; to land.

‘to grass a fish’;

Haynoun

grass mowed and cured for use as fodder

Grassnoun

Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.

Hay

Hay is grass, legumes, or other herbaceous plants that have been cut and dried to be stored for use as animal fodder, particularly for large grazing animals raised as livestock, such as cattle, horses, goats, and sheep. However, it is also fed to smaller domesticated animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

Grassnoun

An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.

Grassnoun

The season of fresh grass; spring.

‘Two years old next grass.’;

Grassnoun

Metaphorically used for what is transitory.

‘Surely the people is grass.’;

Grassnoun

Marijuana.

Grassverb

To cover with grass or with turf.

Grassverb

To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.

Grassverb

To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.

Grassverb

To produce grass.

Grassnoun

narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay

Grassnoun

street names for marijuana

Grassverb

shoot down, of birds

Grassverb

cover with grass;

‘The owners decided to grass their property’;

Grassverb

spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach

Grassverb

cover with grass

Grassverb

feed with grass

Grassverb

give away information about somebody;

‘He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam’;

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