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.


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