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Driesche

Old term (also called Driesch, Driescher, Dreesch, Triesch or Triescher) for the meaning of "undeveloped land" or "unploughed field". In the old field or grass economy, these were exhausted fields that lay idle for years, grew overgrown with grass and then served as pasture before they were plowed back into arable land. The term is also often part of Flurnamen, In viniculture this will be planted vineyards or vineyard, which was not cultivated and maintained for a few years. See also under fallow,

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