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Fallow Land

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Land ploughed, but not sown; so called from its brown or tawny colour. (German, fahl, tawny: Anglo-Saxon, falu or fealo, pale-red; hence, fallow deer, red deer.)

Break up the fallow land.”


—Jer. iv. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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