Haystack vs Haycock - What's the difference?

haystack | haycock |


As nouns the difference between haystack and haycock

is that haystack is a mound, pile, or stack of stored hay while haycock is a small, conical stack of hay left in a field to dry before adding to a haystack.

haystack

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A mound, pile, or stack of stored hay.
  • Synonyms

    * hayrick

    Derived terms

    * needle in a haystack

    haycock

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small, conical stack of hay left in a field to dry before adding to a haystack