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[hey-lawft, -loft] /ˈheɪˌlɔft, -ˌlɒft/
a loft in a stable or barn for the storage of hay.
Origin of hayloft
1565-75; hay + loft Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They fired back up at him in the hayloft and escaped.
  • Teenagers don't make out in the hayloft of a grain bin.
  • The lovers romp in the hayloft and read poetry, and there are shots of cows and ducks.
  • Spotted skunks are excellent climbers and may use an attic or a hayloft as a den.
  • They fill bins with tart, crunchy apples all day, and drink cold beers while snuggling in the hayloft at night.
  • The rustic barns contain a farm market filled with produce, food and gift items, bakery and hayloft gift market.
  • It is located in the hayloft of a nineteenth century barn.
  • It has a central window on the first floor with a hayloft door directly above it on the second floor.
  • Initial searches of attic and hayloft are often hasty and incomplete.
  • One crib was removed from the southeast end during this century, causing the floor of the hayloft above to sag.
Word Origin and History for hayloft

1570s, from hay + loft (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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