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Definition of "haymow" [hay•mow]

  • See hayloft. (noun)
  • The hay stored in a hayloft. (noun)
  • Archaic A haystack. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "haymow" in a sentence
  • "The haymow was a big place in the barn where the dried grass (which is what hay is, you know) was stored away."
  • "The haymow was a robbers 'cave wherein great wealth of booty was stored; the garden, a desert island on which lived the poor castaway."
  • "The Son of Anak, otherwise Rufus the Blue-Eyed, and also plebeianly known as Tots, rioted with him from brier-rose path to farthest orchard, scalped him in the haymow with barbaric yells, and once, with pharisaic zeal, was near to crucifying him under the attic roof beams."