salt hay

noun
hay made up of salt grass, often used as fodder or as a mulch.

Origin:
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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