What does the word fallow mean?

Usage examples for fallow

  1. On fallow after fallow, there lay small burning heaps of roots and fibres, carefully collected, kindled, tended. – The Silent Isle by 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 by R. Heber Newton
  3. Followed by Fallow, or catch crops of Maize or Water Melons. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn