summer fallow

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See also: summer-fallow

English[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for summer fallow in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Noun[edit]

summer fallow (plural summer fallows)

  1. Land uncropped and plowed, etc., during the summer, in order to pulverize the soil and kill the weeds.

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