from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Quite new; brand-new; span-new.
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Abusing the free wifi at the hotel: just to announce ta dah that contracts have been returned for a collection of River of Gods stories tentatively titled Cyberabad Days, and a split-new novella Vishnu at the Cat Circus.
This is a great and very exciting project: I'm devising content, storyarcs and worldbuilding for a split-new mobile phone murder game, set in a noirish future invented by me of persona downloading.
Ruth said heartily, "Come, sit down and let's have a talk together," for, you see, he had become so accustomed to fishy clothes and tarred hands that he had a tendency to forget that he was now "clean" and "in a split-new rig."