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hay·stack

 (hā′stăk′)
n.
A large stack of hay, especially one left in a field. Also called hayrick.

haystack

(ˈheɪˌstæk) or

hayrick

n
(Agriculture) a large pile of hay, esp one built in the open air and covered with thatch

hay•stack

(ˈheɪˌstæk)

n.
a stack of hay with a conical or ridged top, built up in the open air for preservation.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haystack - a stack of hayhaystack - a stack of hay      
stack - an orderly pile
haycock - a small cone-shaped pile of hay that has been left in the field until it is dry enough to carry to the hayrick
Translations
kupka sena
høstak
heinäsuova
stog sijena
干し草の山
건초 더미
höstack
กองหญ้า
đống cỏ khô

haystack

[ˈheɪstæk] Nalmiar m
to be like looking for a needle in a haystackser como buscar una aguja en un pajar

haystack

[ˈheɪstæk] nmeule f de foin
it's like looking for a needle in a haystack → cela revient à chercher une aiguille dans une meule de foin, cela revient à chercher une aiguille dans une botte de foin

haystack

[ˈheɪˌstæk] npagliaio

haystack

كَوْمَةٌ مَضْغُوضَةٌ مِنَ القَشِّ kupka sena høstak Heuhaufen θημωνιά almiar heinäsuova meule de foin stog sijena pagliaio 干し草の山 건초 더미 hooiberg høystakk stóg siana palheiro стог сена höstack กองหญ้า saman yığını đống cỏ khô 干草堆
References in classic literature ?
His whole harvest had gone up in his haystacks and barn.
The blond cornfields were red gold, the haystacks turned rosy and threw long shadows.
The haystacks could not possibly contain fifty wagon-loads each, and to convict the peasants Levin ordered the wagons that had carried the hay to be brought up directly, to lift one stack, and carry it into the barn.
Their huts were shaped like haystacks, and constructed of branches of willow covered with long grass, so as to be warm and comfortable.
Many solitary figures he perceives creeping through the streets; many solitary figures out on heaths, and roads, and lying under haystacks.
The natives there are less addicted to selling members of their own families, but still, men and animals all live together in round huts, without frames, that look like haystacks.
I do not remember, now, what that thing is that is in front of the man who is running, but I think it is a haystack or a woman.
I s'pose we can go back the way we came, to Jack Pumpkinhead's house, and then turn into the Winkie Country; but that seems like running 'round a haystack, doesn't it?
But do you suppose I was going to walk into church beside a perambulating haystack like that?
He can perceive a haystack at an enormous distance when he is interested.
The Aged prepared such a haystack of buttered toast, that I could scarcely see him over it as it simmered on an iron stand hooked on to the top-bar; while Miss Skiffins brewed such a jorum of tea, that the pig in the back premises became strongly excited, and repeatedly expressed his desire to participate in the entertainment.
My Lady was a vast creature at all times: but, when she frowned and folded her arms, as now, she looked more gigantic than ever, and made one try to fancy what a haystack would look like, if out of temper.