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fallow
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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cultivated land temporarily unplanted — usually to improve the soil
  • Now never at all did Aias, the swift son of Oileus, depart from the side of Aias, son of Telamon, nay, not for an instant, but even as in fallow land two wine-dark oxen with equal heart strain at the shapen plough, and round the roots of their horns springeth up abundant sweat, and nought sunders them but the polished yoke, as they labour through the furrow, till the end of the furrow brings them up, so stood the two Aiantes close by each other.
    Book 13 (84% in)

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