fallow

Part of speech: verb

To make, keep, or become fallow.

Part of speech: adjective

Left unseeded after being plowed; uncultivated; neglected.

Part of speech: adjective

Pale - yellow or pale - red.

Part of speech: noun

Land left fallow; also, cleared woodland.

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Usage examples "fallow":

  1. On fallow after fallow, there lay small burning heaps of roots and fibres, carefully collected, kindled, tended. - "The Silent Isle", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. The seventh year was continued as a year of fallow when the poor were to have the right of pasturage and of such growth as the land spontaneously brought forth. - "The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible", R. Heber Newton.
  3. Followed by Fallow, or catch crops of Maize or Water Melons. - "The Khedive's Country", George Manville Fenn.