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Fallow meaning

fallow - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound.
  2. 2. Left untilled or unsowed after plowing; uncultivated; as, fallow ground.
  3. 3. Plowed land.
  4. 4. Land that has lain a year or more untilled or unseeded; land plowed without being sowed for the season.
  5. 5. The plowing or tilling of land, without sowing it for a season; as, summer fallow, properly conducted, has ever been found a sure method of destroying weeds.
  6. 6. To plow, harrow, and break up, as land, without seeding, for the purpose of destroying weeds and insects, and rendering it mellow; as, it is profitable to fallow cold, strong, clayey land.
  7. 7. Fallowness.
  8. 8. Land left unsown.
  9. 9. Ploughed and left unsown; untilled; unemployed.

fallow - examples of usage

  1. He manured it well, because he kept cattle and sheep, especially the latter, to the fullest capacity of his acreage; and because, as said before, he could and did afford to let land lie fallow when necessary. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. An' you'll sow ten thousand acres of fallow on your own rich hills- this fall. - "The Desert of Wheat", Zane Grey.
  3. " This section lay fallow a long time," replied Dorn. - "The Desert of Wheat", Zane Grey.
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