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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Freshman  \Fresh"man\,  n.;  pl  {Freshmen}. 
  novice;  one  in  the  rudiments  of  knowledge;  especially,  a 
  student  during  his  fist  year  in  a  college  or  university. 
 
  He  drank  his  glass  and  cracked  his  joke,  And  freshmen 
  wondered  as  he  spoke.  --Goldsmith. 
 
  {Freshman  class},  the  lowest  of  the  four  classes  in  an 
  American  college.  [  U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  freshman 
  adj  :  used  of  a  person  in  the  first  year  of  an  experience 
  (especially  in  United  States  high  school  or  college); 
  "a  freshman  senator";  "freshman  year  in  high  school  or 
  college"  [syn:  {first-year}] 
  n  1:  a  first-year  undergraduate  [syn:  {fresher}] 
  2:  any  new  participant  in  some  activity  [syn:  {newcomer},  {fledgling}, 
  {fledgeling},  {starter},  {neophyte},  {entrant}] 




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