Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • Haystack — may refer to * Stacked hay * Haystack Observatory * Haystack a research software project from the MIT. * Haystack Mountain Ski Area a Vermont alpine ski area. * Haystack Rock is a formation just off the coast at Cannon Beach, Oregon. * William… …   Wikipedia

  • Haystack — Hay stack (h[=a] st[a^]k ), n. A stack or conical pile of hay in the open air. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haystack — mid 15c., from HAY (Cf. hay) + STACK (Cf. stack) …   Etymology dictionary

  • haystack — ► NOUN ▪ a large packed pile of hay …   English terms dictionary

  • haystack — [hā′stak΄] n. a large heap of hay piled up outdoors …   English World dictionary

  • haystack — [[t]he͟ɪstæk[/t]] haystacks 1) N COUNT A haystack is a large, solid pile of hay, often covered with a straw roof to protect it, which is left in the field until it is needed. 2) PHRASE If you are trying to find something and say that it is like… …   English dictionary

  • haystack — UK [ˈheɪˌstæk] / US noun [countable] Word forms haystack : singular haystack plural haystacks a large pile of hay in a field, that has been built up and covered in order to store it …   English dictionary

  • haystack — See: NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • haystack — hay|stack [ˈheıstæk] n also hayrick a large, firmly built pile of hay →like looking for a needle in a haystack at ↑needle1 (7) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • haystack — See: needle in a haystack …   Словарь американских идиом

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