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Definition of Fallow

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Fallow Fal"low, a. [AS. fealu, fealo, pale yellow or red; akin to D. vaal fallow, faded, OHG. falo, G. falb, fahl, Icel. f["o]lr, and prob. to Lith. palvas, OSlav. plav[u^] white, L. pallidus pale, pallere to be pale, Gr. polio`s gray, Skr. palita. Cf. Pale, Favel, a., Favor.] 1. Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound. --Shak. 2. [Cf. Fallow, n.] Left untilled or unsowed after plowing; uncultivated; as, fallow ground. Fallow chat, Fallow finch (Zo["o]l.), a small European bird, the wheatear (Saxicola [oe]nanthe). See Wheatear.
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Fallow Fal"low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fallowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Fallowing.] [From Fallow, n.] 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.
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Fallow Fal"low, n. [So called from the fallow, or somewhat yellow, color of naked ground; or perh. akin to E. felly, n., cf. MHG. valgen to plow up, OHG. felga felly, harrow.] 1. Plowed land. [Obs.] Who . . . pricketh his blind horse over the fallows. --Chaucer. 2. Land that has lain a year or more untilled or unseeded; land plowed without being sowed for the season. The plowing of fallows is a benefit to land. --Mortimer. 3. 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. Be a complete summer fallow, land is rendered tender and mellow. The fallow gives it a better tilth than can be given by a fallow crop. --Sinclair. Fallow crop, the crop taken from a green fallow. [Eng.] Green fallow, fallow whereby land is rendered mellow and clean from weeds, by cultivating some green crop, as turnips, potatoes, etc. [Eng.]

Meaning of Fallow from wikipedia

- Fallow is a farming technique in which arable land is left without sowing for one or more vegetative cycles. The goal of fallowing is to allow the land...
- album), 2020 Fallow (The Weakerthans album), 1997 Fallow (color), a pale brown color Fallow deer, a ruminant mammal Follow (disambiguation) Fallows, a surname...
- genus of deer in the subfamily Cervinae, commonly referred to as fallow deer. The name fallow is derived from the deer's pale brown color. The Latin word dāma...
- The European fallow deer or common fallow deer (Dama dama) is a species of ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. It is native to Turkey and...
- field was left fallow. The three fields were rotated in this manner so that every three years, one of the fields would rest and lie fallow. Under the two-field...
- Fallow is a pale brown color that is the color of withered foliage or sandy soil in fallow fields. Fallow is one of the oldest color names in English...
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- land are cultivated temporarily, then abandoned while post-disturbance fallow vegetation is allowed to freely grow while the cultivator moves on to another...
- English Fallow budgerigar mutation is one of approximately 30 mutations affecting the colour of budgerigars. At least three types of Fallow, the German...
- The Persian fallow deer (Dama mesopotamica) is a deer species once native to all of the Middle East, but currently only living in Iran and Israel. It was...