which was not available long ago. They cut large sods with spade or other implement and split them and shaped them with their hands like turf.
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The rope used by the farmer to secure his hay and straw is made form long rough hay called "spatt." This is made by the following, common method - One man releases the sheaves of hay in required length and thickens while a boy or girl used what is called a twister to shape and weave the po rope.