falwe

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

falwe (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete form of fallow.

Noun[edit]

falwe (plural falwes)

  1. Obsolete form of fallow.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

Verb[edit]

falwe (third-person singular simple present falwes, present participle falweing, simple past and past participle falweed)

  1. To fade, wither, die, grow fallow.
    • c. 1210 MS. Cotton Caligula A IX f.246.
      Tharuore mon thu the bi-thench; / Al schal falewi thi grene;
  2. To turn pale or white (of the face or hair).

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.