Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Recently come.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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From Middle English neowecomen, from Old English nīwcumen, nīwancumen ("new-comer, neophyte, novice").

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