from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Recently come into fashion; new-fashioned; novel.
  • To modernize; remodel in the latest style.


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  • The two would not combine: the former he had, as it were, himself fashioned; the latter seemed as if it would almost new-fashion him.

    Chapter II. Book VIII

  • It was of Wilhelm then, and others of his kind, that I thought as I stood in the end of the new-fashion trench, looking at the rabbit trap.

    Kings, Queens and Pawns An American Woman at the Front

  • On the 4th of March he "saw several people trying a new-fashion gun, brought by my Lord Peterborough this morning, to shoot off often, one after another, without trouble or danger."

    How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves Updated to 1900

  • Again at the office in the afternoon to despatch letters and so home, and with my wife, by coach, to the New Exchange, to buy her some things; where we saw some new-fashion pettycoats of sarcenett, with a black broad lace printed round the bottom and before, very handsome, and my wife had a mind to one of them, but we did not then buy one.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • There were several people by trying a new-fashion gun

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, March 1663/64

  • Aniston portrays a fortysomething single woman who gets preggers the new-fashion way.

    The Daily Reflector

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