from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Southern U.S. An overcultivated field allowed to lie fallow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Land formerly cultivated; a field which has become exhausted by continuous cropping without renovation and left to run wild; specifically, in the United States, land cultivated by the Indians before the beginning of colonization by the whites.
Sorry, no etymologies found.