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Haycock   Listen
noun
Haycock  n.  A conical pile or heap of hay in the field. "The tanned haycock in the mead."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Haycock" Quotes from Famous Books



... man's diagnosis; he had also advised Harold a month's rest on his back, this to be followed by a nine months' residence abroad. As if this were not enough to interfere with Mavis's visit, Montague Devitt had met young Sir Archibald Windebank, the bachelor owner of Haycock. Abbey, when going to discharge his duties as borough magistrate, the performance of which he believed might ease his mind of the pain occasioned by his ...
— Sparrows - The Story of an Unprotected Girl • Horace W. C. Newte

... so do the Scriptures say; But grass, when cut and dried, is turned to hay; Then, lo; if Death to thee his scythe should take, God bless us! what a haycock thou ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, Complete • Various

... ENGLAND.—If about to investigate the antiquities of Stamford or Peterborough, the traveller will do well to stop at Wansford for the sake of one of the best inns in Europe, well known under the sign of "The Haycock at Wansford in England." This sign represents a man stretched floating on a haycock, apparently in conversation with parties on a bridge. It is intended to illustrate the legend of Drunken Barnaby, who, travelling during the time ...
— Rides on Railways • Samuel Sidney

... probably never done an honest day's-work in his life, sprung the lid of a Chinese tobacco-box and with thumb and forefinger forked out a wad like a small haycock. Holding this reinforcement within supporting distance he fired away ...
— Can Such Things Be? • Ambrose Bierce



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