Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fresh. Opposite of stale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Newly or freshly made: as, new-made bread.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. newly made

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Examples

  • Where he had halted was a new-made grave, and I knew it for the Wainwright baby's — not the first of our graves since we had crossed the Wasatch Mountains.

    Chapter 13

  • Ounenk offered me a kayak, new-made, and a gun which he got in trade from the Hungry Folk.

    THE SUNLANDERS

  • Or was that just a friendly bit of advice, given to any new-made maid of honor?

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • In the morning quite early, Mr. Martin was back again in the car, complete with new-laid eggs, new-made bread, butter and fresh milk from the farm.

    Working Without a Net

  • Get you a copper coil, covered with new-made corn-mash, never more you'll toil.

    A Superbowl Request for "The Boss"

  • Inside the house, the light was yellow and lively from candles and a new-made fire in an arched stone niche, but it was cold.

    Wildfire

  • “But what shall I mount?” said the new-made chevalier.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • As for thee, thou new-made king, why, I ask, dost thou mock my father thus with banishment?

    The Phoenissae

  • By Our Lady, such a melancholy countenance, and this ample sable veil, might make men think thou wert a new-made widow, or had lost a betrothed lover, at least.

    The Talisman

  • Now again do I recall thy wedding rites, remembering the blazing torch I bore beside thee in a four-horsed chariot at full gallop; while thou with this thy lord, a new-made bride, wert driving forth from thy happy home.

    Helen

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