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salt hay

noun
1.
hay made up of salt grass, often used as fodder or as a mulch.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50, Americanism
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  • Mulch with salt hay or straw, which should be removed in early spring.
  • It was originally used for salt hay and later as a dairy farm.
  • Europeans later utilized the area to harvest firewood and salt hay.
  • Dutch settlers cut salt hay from the marsh, trapped muskrats and hunted waterfowl.

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