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Hazed vs Hayed - What's the difference?

hazed | hayed |

As verbs the difference between hazed and hayed

is that hazed is past tense of haze while hayed is past tense of hay.

As an adjective hazed

is affected by haze; hazy.




  • (haze)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Affected by haze; hazy.
  • * 1923 , (editor), Collected Scientific Papers of John Aitken, LL.D., F.R.S.
  • With W., N.W., and N. winds the air is very clear, whereas from all other directions it is very much hazed'. All winds from E. by S. to SW are nearly ten times more ' hazed than those from the NW quadrant.
  • * 2004 , Matthew McGuire, Dreams Of Hope , page 37,
  • The images of reality become more and more hazed , more and more dim. Hibernation pulls him away. Floating, the nightmare returns.
  • * 2008 , A. J. Hampton, Hostile Devotions , unnumbered page,
  • As she rocked against him, she couldn?t stop watching his murky eyes grow even more hazed .
  • (of a photograph) Clouded, especially due to accidental exposure to light.
  • (Australia, slang) Drunk.
  • hayed



  • (hay)
  • Anagrams




    Etymology 1

    (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (l).


  • (uncountable) Grass cut and dried for use as animal fodder.
  • * Camden
  • Make hay while the sun shines.
  • * C. L. Flint
  • Hay may be dried too much as well as too little.
  • (countable) Any mix of green leafy plants used for fodder.
  • (slang) Cannabis; marijuana.
  • * 1947 , William Burroughs, letter, 19 Feb 1947:
  • I would like some of that hay . Enclose $20.
  • A net set around the haunt of an animal, especially a rabbit.
  • (Rowe)
  • (obsolete) A hedge.
  • (obsolete) A circular country dance.
  • to dance the hay
    Derived terms
    * hay fever * hayloft, hay loft * haystack * hayward * hit the hay * make hay while the sun shines


    (en verb)
  • To cut grasses or herb plants for use as animal fodder.
  • To lay snares for rabbits.
  • (Huloet)


    Webster's Online Dictionary article on hay

    Etymology 2

    : From the sound it represents, by analogy with other letters such as kay'' and ''gay''. The expected form in English if the ''h'' had survived in the Latin name of the letter "h", ''h? .


    (en noun)
  • The name of the letter for the h sound in Pitman shorthand.
  • Anagrams

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