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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresh  \Fresh\,  a.  [Compar.  {Fresher};  superl.  {Freshest}.]  [OE. 
  fresch,  AS  fersc;  akin  to  D.  versch  G.  frisch,  OHG.  frisc, 
  Sw  frisk,  Dan.  frisk,  fersk,  Icel.  fr?skr  frisky,  brisk, 
  ferskr  fresh;  cf  It  fresco,  OF  fres,  freis,  fem.  freske 
  fresche  F.  frais,  fem.  fra?che,  which  are  of  German  origin. 
  Cf  {Fraischeur},  {Fresco},  {Frisk}.] 
  1.  Possessed  of  original  life  and  vigor;  new  and  strong; 
  unimpaired;  sound. 
 
  2.  New  original;  additional.  ``Fear  of  fresh  mistakes.'' 
  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  A  fresh  pleasure  in  every  fresh  posture  of  the 
  limbs.  --Landor. 
 
  3.  Lately  produced,  gathered,  or  prepared  for  market;  not 
  stale;  not  dried  or  preserved;  not  wilted,  faded,  or 
  tainted;  in  good  condition;  as  fresh  vegetables,  flowers, 
  eggs,  meat,  fruit,  etc.;  recently  made  or  obtained; 
  occurring  again  repeated;  as  a  fresh  supply  of  goods; 
  fresh  tea,  raisins,  etc.;  lately  come  or  made  public;  as 
  fresh  news  recently  taken  from  a  well  or  spring;  as 
  fresh  water. 
 
  4.  Youthful;  florid;  as  these  fresh  nymphs.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  In  a  raw,  green,  or  untried  state;  uncultivated; 
  uncultured;  unpracticed;  as  a  fresh  hand  on  a  ship. 
 
  6.  Renewed  in  vigor,  alacrity,  or  readiness  for  action  as 
  fresh  for  a  combat;  hence  tending  to  renew  in  vigor; 
  rather  strong;  cool  or  brisk;  as  a  fresh  wind. 
 
  7.  Not  salt;  as  fresh  water,  in  distinction  from  that  which 
  is  from  the  sea,  or  brackish;  fresh  meat,  in  distinction 
  from  that  which  is  pickled  or  salted. 
 
  {Fresh  breeze}  (Naut.),  a  breeze  between  a  moderate  and  a 
  strong  breeze;  one  blowinq  about  twenty  miles  an  hour. 
 
  {Fresh  gale},  a  gale  blowing  about  forty-five  miles  an  hour. 
 
 
  {Fresh  way}  (Naut.),  increased  speed. 
 
  Syn:  Sound;  unimpaired;  recent;  unfaded:  ruddy;  florid; 
  sweet;  good:  inexperienced;  unpracticed:  unused;  lively; 
  vigorous;  strong. 




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