1) A rack or frame which stood on four legs and held animal fodder. It can be compared with the fixed hecks inside farm-buildings which served the same purpose.
1570 one stand hecke with all wodd about howse, Hutton Conyers
1580 payd … for maykinge two stand heckes, and other worke, Stockeld
1647 wood for husbandrie geare 4 stand heckes, Denton
1731 a crib, a standheck and a ladder, Austerfield.