from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, the commencement of the year.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The year approaching or newly begun: as, it is common to make good resolutions for the New-year.
- n. New-Year's day; the first day of the year.
- n. A congratulation or good wish for the coming year.
Sorry, no etymologies found.