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Word: fallow

Definition: (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated


Sentences Containing 'fallow'

As I saw no manure, I judged that they meant to skim the land, as I had done, thinking the soil was deep and had lain fallow long enough.
An acre of potatoes is cultivated with less expense than an acre of wheat; the fallow, which generally precedes the sowing of wheat, more than compensating the hoeing and other extraordinary culture which is always given to potatoes.

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