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1. Grass or other plants, such as clover or alfalfa, cut and dried for fodder.
2. Slang A trifling amount of money: gets $100 an hour, which isn't hay.
v. hayed, hay·ing, hays
To mow and cure grass and herbage for hay.
1. To make hay on (a patch of land).
2. To make (grass or other plants) into hay.
3. To feed with hay.
Hays(hāz), William Harrison Known as "Will." 1879-1954.
American politician and motion-picture executive who as president of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association of America (1922-1945) established the Production Code (1930), which prescribed the moral content of American films from 1930 to 1966.
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|Noun||1.||Hays - United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United States films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954)|
|2.||Hays - United States lawyer involved in several famous court trials (1881-1954)|
|3.||Hays - a town in central Kansas|
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