Fallow chat
Fallow Fal"low, a. [AS. fealu, fealo, pale yellow or red; akin to D. vaal fallow, faded, OHG. falo, G. falb, fahl, Icel. f["o]lr, and prob. to Lith. palvas, OSlav. plav[u^] white, L. pallidus pale, pallere to be pale, Gr. polio`s gray, Skr. palita. Cf. {Pale}, {Favel}, a., {Favor}.] 1. Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. [Cf. {Fallow}, n.] Left untilled or unsowed after plowing; uncultivated; as, fallow ground. [1913 Webster]

{Fallow chat}, {Fallow finch} (Zo["o]l.), a small European bird, the wheatear ({Saxicola [oe]nanthe}). See {Wheatear}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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