n.1.A machine in which hay is chopped short, as fodder for cattle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The ringers killed were the young bell captain, Bruce Davies, 29, his brother Max, 24, blacksmith David Legge, hay-cutter and deputy bell leader William Thomas, 28, and Daniel Rees, 35, a farmer who died in the influenza epidemic that followed the war.