verb (used with object)
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Origin of fallow1
OTHER WORDS FROM fallowfal·low·ness, nounun·fal·lowed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fallow
The mobilizing energy of the campaign fell fallow after Inauguration Day in 2009.Progressive-palooza: On Obama, Occupy, and Moral Monday|Jedediah Purdy|July 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many of the signs posted on the fields that are supposed to be left fallow now litter the road ditches.The Mafia Plants Death in Italy’s Land of Mozzarella|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But cider production and consumption is on the rise after a long fallow period.
Professionally, Vidal's last decade while not fallow was not golden.
For the next three decades the team lay fallow, promising much, achieving nothing.
In no farm, however, is the fallow laid aside; it is considered as indispensable for wheat, and on poor lands for rye.
This appears clear from Aristotle placing the bubalus with the stags and fallow deer, and not with the oxen.
There are many herds of them in the royal menagerie; and they produce together as freely as the fallow-deer.
It would be a difficult point to determine the original species of the fallow-deer.
The smallest roe-bucks are generally of a fallow colour, and the largest brown.