Falwe
Falwe \Fal"we\, a. & n. Fallow. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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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

  • fallowdeer — fallow deer n. A small Eurasian deer (Dama dama) having a yellowish red coat spotted with white in summer and broad, flattened antlers in the male.   [Obsolete fallow, reddish yellow, from Middle English falow, falwe, from Old English fealu. See… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Falla — This name, with variant spelling Fala, is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Fala in Midlothian. The name is believed to derive from the Medieval English Falwe , (ultimately from the Olde English pre 7th Century Falh ), meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Fallawe — This name, with variant spelling Fala, is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Fala in Midlothian. The name is believed to derive from the Medieval English falwe , (ultimately from the Olde English pre 7th century falh ), meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Faulo — This name, with variant spelling Fala, is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Fala in Midlothian. The name is believed to derive from the Medieval English falwe , (ultimately from the Olde English pre 7th century falh ), meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Fawlo — This name, with variant spelling Fala, is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Fala in Midlothian. The name is believed to derive from the Medieval English falwe , (ultimately from the Olde English pre 7th century falh ), meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Fawloe — This name, with variant spelling Fala, is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Fala in Midlothian. The name is believed to derive from the Medieval English falwe , (ultimately from the Olde English pre 7th century falh ), meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Fallow — This most interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a topographical name for a dweller by the newly cultivated land or fallow land, from the Olde English pre 7th Century word fealh , Middle English falwe , fallow. This word was used… …   Surnames reference

  • Fallowes — This most interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a topographical name for a dweller by the newly cultivated land or fallow land, from the Olde English pre 7th Century word fealh , Middle English falwe , fallow. This word was used… …   Surnames reference

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