Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Just arrived; lately come.
  • n. A stranger newly arrived; a new-comer.
  • n. The time at which any fruit comes into season.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Recently come.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Just arrived; lately come.
  • n. A stranger newly arrived; a newcomer.
  • n. The time when any fruit comes in season.

Etymologies

From Middle English neowecomen, from Old English nīwcumen, nīwancumen ("newly come, just arrived"), equivalent to new- +‎ come. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English neowecomen, from Old English nīwcumen, nīwancumen ("new-comer, neophyte, novice"). (Wiktionary)

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