• People gathering hay
    People gathering hay
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hayes 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
    • n Hayes acclaimed actress of stage and screen (1900-1993)
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Flop-over hay rake Flop-over hay rake


  • Latin Proverb
    Latin Proverb
    “Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.”


Hay is for horses - This idiom is used as a way of telling children not to say the word 'hey' as in hey you or hey there.
Hit the hay - When you hit the hay, you go to bed.
Make hay - If you make hay, or may hay while the sun shines, you take advantage of an opportunity as soon as it arises and do not waste time.
Roll in the hay - A roll in the hay is quick sexual intercourse- a quickie or casual improvised sex.


In literature:

Now we must make hay.
"Harry's Ladder to Learning" by Anonymous
That was Hay all over.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
Let us choose a place to stay and build a hut there and cut hay for our cattle.
"Viking Tales" by Jennie Hall
Malcolm Hay had an appointment with Mr. Tremayne on the morning that saw Israel Kensky engaged in frantic letter-writing.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
The hollow in which it lies, among low hills, is on the verge of a tract of moorland; and Hayes Wood rises close at hand.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
Hayes was not a man of brilliant parts or wide intelligence, but he had common sense and decision of character.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
Hays knocked that out you know.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
As it was impossible for all to stay in the house, the farmer gave way and allowed Allen to share the hay loft.
"The Hero of Ticonderoga" by John de Morgan
Had Hay-uta done anything of the kind, Deerfoot would have leaped upon him and ended the battle in a twinkling.
"Camp-fire and Wigwam" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
The latter made no answer to the remark of Jack, but turning toward Hay-uta continued the conversation which had been broken several times.
"Footprints in the Forest" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
It was from a friend, and asked if the farmer could send him over at once a load of hay.
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
They had each a little room, "box stalls" Jimmie called them, and all the hay they could eat.
"Sunny Boy in the Country" by Ramy Allison White
At least twenty cities have adopted the rules of the National hay association as to classes and grades of hay and straw.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
LeGris was also an important chief of the Miamis, and named in Henry Hay's journal as a brother-in-law of the Little Turtle.
"The Land of the Miamis" by Elmore Barce
Dry hay and fodder should not be given.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Hay is very much interested in the plans of the mill.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
Rec'd hay for horses.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
We go into the hay-field Monday morning.
"Father Brighthopes" by John Townsend Trowbridge
We expected to stay here some time, so we made for the barns and lay down among the hay.
"The Black Watch" by Scout Joe Cassells
There was still some hay lying there.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach

In poetry:

Oh, hush!
There is the cattles' moan; here is Paudeen
Who brings them hay Paudeen who is
With broken things' My heart is heavy again!
"The Miracle Of The Corn" by Padraic Colum
It's mighty nice at shut of day
With weariness to hit the hay,
To close your eyes, tired through and through,
And just forget that "you are you."
"Suppose?" by Robert W Service
Now the work is done,
And it's time for play,
For which John is glad I know;
For though made of hay,
If he could he would say,
"It's stupid to be a scarecrow."
"John S. Crow" by Clara Doty Bates
Pero en vano es luchar; que no hay cifra
Capaz de encerrarlo, y apenas ioh hermosa!
Si, teniendo en mis manos las tuyas,
Pudiera, al oirlo, cantartelo a solas.
"Rimas I" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
For velvets soft and silken stuff
Thou hast but hay and straw so rough,
Whereon Thou King, so rich and great,
As ’twere Thy heaven, art throned in state.
"From Heaven Above to Earth I Come" by Martin Luther
To pay for the fish and the milk and the hay
With a purr had been an easy task:
But its hate and my blood were required to pay
For the gifts that it did not ask.
"Gratitude" by Edith Nesbit

In news:

Emily Hayes Vogel Elementary Grade 3.
This includes grazing sheep on hay fields where balers have used poly twine.
"Slug" is a terrarium by Paula Hayes in the Museum of Modern Art lobby.
Arriana Hays, left, and Ooshene Fox promote Sigma Gamma Rho with buttons, fliers and pictures at MU's annual Fall Fest.
BAD kitty bringing birds into the barn and shredding them in my hay storage.
Hayes McGee (January 26, 1921.
Caplinger Hayes McGee, 88, of Zanesville, died at 5:15 am Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at Genesis Hospice Morrison House.
Hayes-White and her ex-husband Sean divorced in 2009.
The game was close in the first half, coach David Hayes said, and NSI even took an early 7-0 lead.
"This is a government of the people, by the people, and for the people no longer," wrote President Rutherford B Hayes.
Hayes Carll readily admits that most of his musical heroes belong to Texas.
Eligible land for the program includes grasslands for which grazing or haying is the predominant use, or land that has been historically dominated by grassland , forbs or shrub land.
Veteran defensive tackle Haye , 2009 pick Schommer among those released as roster reduced by 10 More.
Sept 15, 2012 2 p.m. Friends of Jeanie Haye will be saddened to hear of her sudden passing on August 3 in Palm Desert.
Klitschko's running scared of me: Haye .

In science:

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Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Si las recompensas acumuladas dan un valor positivo p, es porque en el límite hay más positivas que negativas (debido a la media del valor acumulado).
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Some attempts have recently been made to adapt UCT, and MCTS-based planning in general, to optimizing simple regret in online MDP planning directly, and some of these attempts were empirically rather successful (Tolpin & Shimony, 2012; Hay, Shimony, Tolpin, & Russell, 2012).
Simple Regret Optimization in Online Planning for Markov Decision Processes
In recent work, some of the present authors have developed a new ‘flavour’ of SPH – SPHS – that solves these problems, giving excellent performance and numerical convergence on a wide range of test problems (Read & Hayfield, 2012).
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
The second derivatives of the velocity field are calculated using high order polynomial gradient estimators described in Maron & Howes (2003) and Read & Hayfield (2012).
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
The dissipation equations are fully conservative and described in detail in Read & Hayfield (2012).
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
This is somewhat larger than usually employed but is necessary for the high order gradients required for the dissipation switch in SPHS (Read & Hayfield, 2012).
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
Shorter reviews taking other viewpoints have been given by Newman [309] and Hayes [189, 190], who both concentrate on the so-called “small-world” models (see Sec.
The structure and function of complex networks
This will introduce wiggles with a period of roughly 150 ˚A or so, which are impossible to remove with a polynomial fit to the Hayes flux points, which are often more than 200 ˚A separated.
An Atlas of Spectrophotometric Landolt Standard Stars
For Vega we have adopted observational data from Hayes (1985).
An Atlas of Spectrophotometric Landolt Standard Stars
The Kurucz model was then scaled to match the flux points of Hayes (1985).
An Atlas of Spectrophotometric Landolt Standard Stars
Hayes 2005), including a few of which the news hasn’t come to Harvard.
Astrophysics in 2005
Good’s weighted version of Fisher’s procedure is shown to be an excellent approximation to other Bayes tests.” Psychology professors Darlington and Hayes [Darlington and Hayes, 2000] consider the Stouffer z method to be the best-known method, and propose extensions to it and other methods.
Annotated Bibliography of Some Papers on Combining Significances or p-values
Polian, I. ,Hayes, J.P., Thomas, F., Becker, B.: A family of logical fault models for reversible circuits.
Probabilistic model of fault detection in quantum circuits
We use an approach based on Bayesian linear regression, which has an exact equivalence with the LMM (Hayes et al. 2009; Lippert et al. 2011).
An efficient group test for genetic markers that handles confounding