• Fallowing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fallow

• Fallow Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound.
  2. (n.) Left untilled or unsowed after plowing; uncultivated; as, fallow ground.
  3. (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.
  4. (n.) Land that has lain a year or more untilled or unseeded; land plowed without being sowed for the season.
  5. (n.) 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. (n.) Plowed land.