Fallow Land

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.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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