swather
noun Date: circa 1875 a harvesting machine that cuts and windrows grain and seed crops; also a mower attachment that windrows the swath

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Swather — Swath er, n. [See {Swath}, n.] (Agric.) A device attached to a mowing machine for raising the uncut fallen grain and marking the limit of the swath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swather — A swather is a farm implement that cuts hay or small grain crops and forms them into a windrow.A swather (also called a windrower ) may be self propelled via an internal combustion engine, or may be drawn by a tractor and powered through a power… …   Wikipedia

  • swather — See swathe1. * * * …   Universalium

  • swather — noun A device on a mowing machine or combine harvester that raises uncut grain and marks the edge of the swathe …   Wiktionary

  • swather — An implement used to cut down grain or grass and place it into rows for the baler or the combine to pick up …   Combined glossary of agriculture

  • swather — [ swɔ:θə, swɒθə] noun a device on a mowing machine for raising uncut fallen corn and marking the limit of cut corn …   English new terms dictionary

  • swather — swath·er …   English syllables

  • swather — ˈswä]thə(r), ]th also wȯ] sometimes wāth noun ( s) Etymology: swath (I) + er 1. : an implement with a long cutter bar for cutting grain and seed crops and dropping them into a windrow for curing before gathering and threshing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hay — is a generic term for grass or legumes that have been cut, dried, and stored for use as animal feed, particularly for grazing animals like cattle, horses, goats, and sheep. Hay can also be fed to pets such as guinea pigs and rabbits, though they… …   Wikipedia

  • Reynolds-Alberta Museum — The Reynolds Alberta Museum, in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada, one of 18 provincially owned and operated historic sites and museums, honours the spirit of the machine . It traces the mechanisation of Alberta s transportation, aviation, agricultural …   Wikipedia

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