1. Having existed, or having been made, but a short time; having originated or occured lately; having recently come into existence, or into one's possession; not early or long in being; of late origin; recent; fresh; modern; opposed to old, as, a new coat; a new house; a new book; a new fashion. Your new wife.
4. As if lately begun or made; having the state or quality of original freshness; also, changed for the better; renovated; unworn; untried; unspent; as, rest and travel made him a new man. Steadfasty purposing to lead a new life. (bk. Of Com. Prayer) Men after long emaciating diets, fat, and almost new. (bacon)
7. Fresh from anything; newly come. New from her sickness to that northern air. (Dryden) New birth. See Birth. New Church, or New jerusalem Church, the church holding the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg. See Swedenborgian. New heart, an old name for the formation immediately above the coal measures or strata, now divided into the permian and [[t 781 rias]]. See sandstone. New style. See Style. New testament. See Testament. New world, the land of the western hemisphere; so called because not known to the inhabitants of the Eastern Hemisphere until recent times.
Origin: OE. OE. Newe, AS. Niwe, neowe; akin to D. Nieuw, OS. Niwi, OHG. Niuwi, G. Neu, Icel. Nr, Dan. & Sw. Ny, Goth. Niujis, Lith. Naujas, Russ. Novuii, Ir. Nua, nuadh, Gael. Nuadh, W. Newydd, Armor. Nevez, L. Novus, gr, Skr. Nava, and prob. To E. Now. 263. See Now, and cf. Announce, Innovate, Neophyte, Novel.