Hay-fork

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hay-fork a long-handled fork used in turning over hay to dry, or in lifting it
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. híeg, híg, hég; Ger. heu, Dut. hooï, Ice. hey.

Usage

In literature:

The second summer we mowed, raked, and forked the hay to the tree in a wide circle.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
In the haying she operated the horse-rake, and helped man the hay-fork in filling the barns.
"Aladdin & Co." by Herbert Quick
The hay-fork dropped from Mrs. Drennan's hand.
"Lady Bountiful" by George A. Birmingham
He carried up with him a small hay-fork, with which he went vigorously to work in burrowing out a hole in the hay.
"Hope and Have" by Oliver Optic
However determined men may be, they cannot stand against muskets and swords, when their weapons are only hay forks and crowbars.
"The Hero of Ticonderoga" by John de Morgan
Count the pulleys used in a hay-fork and determine the use of each.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
I can imagine him slowly forking it out alone, daytimes, and the amount of hay still here proves that even he finally lost courage.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
I yanked down a forkful of hay for each of them, after I saw to my own horse.
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
It can be used in stump pulling, or derrick work, such as using a hay fork.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
He threw down a large forkful of hay and she had to jump out of the way.
"The Hand" by Gerald Allan Sohl
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In news:

Transsexual Kara Hays, 26, who was born a man called Kody, has forked out.
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