haymaking haymaking

Definition(s):

  1. (n) taking full advantage of an opportunity while it lasts
  2. (n) cutting grass and curing it to make hay

Usage(s):

  1. There is precedent for political haymaking around something as innocuous as a presidential address to students.
  2. Formidably acute and full of zest for life, she found no event too humble for her observation: haymaking, a ramble in the woods, the delight of fresh Breton butter.
  3. While Dwight Eisenhower was making hay at the Summit, the man who ran against him in 1952 was watching the haymaking down on the farm.

News

  • Nature Notes: A look at haymaking

    Jim Gilbert When the first ox-eye daisy flowers open along the Waconia area roadsides (June 6 this year), we can … The post Nature Notes: A look at haymaking appeared first on Sun Patriot .
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Waconia Patriot

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