Definition of pin fallow in US English:

pin fallow


English Regional, Midlands, Northern
  • The action or an act of leaving land fallow for a limited period after ploughing, especially during the winter; land that lies fallow during the winter; a period during which land lies fallow.


Late 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Holme (1627–1700), herald painter. From a first element of uncertain origin + fallow.


pin fallow

/ˈpɪn ˌfaləʊ/