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fallowing

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

fallowing

  1. Present participle of fallow.

NounEdit

fallowing (plural fallowings)

  1. A period during which a field is left fallow.
    • 1860, Albrecht Daniel Thaer, The Principles of Practical Agriculture
      The rotation of nine years with two fallowings, which was formerly so much in vogue, is now seldom or never to be met with; it was, however, productive of very fine crops of corn on tenacious soils which require a great deal of tillage.