Fallowness Fal"low*ness, n. A well or opening, through the successive floors of a warehouse or manufactory, through which goods are raised or lowered. [U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

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  • fallowness — noun see fallow IV …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fallowness — See fallow. * * * …   Universalium

  • fallowness — noun The state or quality of being fallow …   Wiktionary

  • fallowness — fal·low·ness …   English syllables

  • fallowness — noun ( es) Etymology: fallow (V) + ness archaic : the state of being unused or unworked …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fallow — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English falow, from Old English fealu; akin to Old High German falo pale, fallow, Latin pallēre to be pale, Greek polios gray Date: before 12th century of a light yellowish brown color II. noun Etymology: Middle… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fallow — fallow1 fallowness, n. /fal oh/, adj. 1. (of land) plowed and left unseeded for a season or more; uncultivated. 2. not in use; inactive: My creative energies have lain fallow this year. n. 3. land that has undergone plowing and harrowing and has… …   Universalium

  • gold — Synonyms and related words: affluence, aluminum, americium, and pence, assets, aureate, aureateness, auric, bar, barium, beige, beryllium, bismuth, bottomless purse, brass, brassy, brazen, bronze, bronzy, buff, buff yellow, bulging purse, bullion …   Moby Thesaurus

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