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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To plough and work in summer, in order to prepare for wheat or other crop; to plough and let lie fallow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. land uncropped and plowed, etc., during the summer, in order to pulverize the soil and kill the weeds.
  • transitive v. To plow and work in summer, in order to prepare for wheat or other crop; to plow and let lie fallow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lying fallow during the summer.
  • n. Naked fallow; land lying bāre of crops in summer, but frequently plowed, harrowed, and rolled, so as to pulverize it and clean it of weeds.
  • To plow and let lie fallow; plow and work repeatedly in summer to prepare for wheat or other crop.

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