Building Haycocks/Glossary

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C[edit | edit source]

  • Cock: Short and commonly-used abbreviation of haycock.

F[edit | edit source]

  • Fork: Commonly used short form of pitchfork

H[edit | edit source]

  • Handshaking: A small form of haycock typically half the size of a haycock.
  • Hay-making machine: (with back action) Can also be known as a Shaker. Used for scattering the hay to help it dry.
  • Haycart: Horse drawn used to transport hay. Usually used where the hay is built directly onto the cart for transport rather than use or an intermediate haycock.

L[edit | edit source]

  • Lap: A small loose bundle of hay formed by loosening up a bundle of hay in the arms and placing on the ground. Typically a last resort technique used in wet weather.

P[edit | edit source]

  • Pike: Alterative name for haycock, may sometimes be used for a larger haycock perhaps built outside for longer storage.
  • Pitchfork: Wooden pole tool of length usually under 2 metres with two (or sometimes three) curved sharp metal tangs at one end generally useful for many operations on loose hay.

R[edit | edit source]

  • Rake: The rake used for hay is normally of all wooden construction with up to about twenty wooden pegs
  • Roller: A drum of Template:Long or heavier pulled by 1, 2 or 3 horses depending on model for the purpose of flattening land and breaking up clods of turf. Can cause problems if used inappropriately.

S[edit | edit source]

  • Side delivery: A machine hauled by a strong horse to move and rake hay to one side. Can be used for rowing and raking.