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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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.)   1
       
“Break up the fallow land.”
       
—Jer. iv. 3.
 


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