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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hayward.
 
A keeper of the cattle or common herd of a village or parish. The word hay means “hedge,” and this herdsman was so called because he had “ward” of the “hedges” also. (Anglo-Saxon, hg, hay; hege, a hedge.)   1
 


 Hayston (Frank).Hazazel. 

 
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