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noun

land no longer under cultivation because the fertility of the soil has been exhausted.

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Origin of old field

An Americanism dating back to 1625–35

Definition for old field (2 of 2)

Oldfield
[ ohld-feeld ]
/ ˈoʊldˌfild /

noun

Ber·na Eli [bur-nuh], /ˈbɜr nə/, "Barney", 1878–1946, U.S. racing-car driver.
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British Dictionary definitions for old field

Oldfield
/ (ˈəʊldˌfiːld) /

noun

Bruce. born 1950, British fashion designer
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