fresh
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French fresch, freis, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German frisc fresh; akin to Old English fersc fresh Date: 13th century 1. a. having its original qualities unimpaired: as (1) full of or renewed in vigor ; refreshed <
rose fresh from a good night's sleep
>
(2) not stale, sour, or decayed <
fresh bread
>
(3) not faded <
the lessons remain fresh in her memory
>
(4) not worn or rumpled <
a fresh white shirt
>
b. not altered by processing <
fresh vegetables
>
2. a. not salt b. (1) free from taint ; pure <
fresh air
>
(2) of wind moderately strong 3. a. (1) experienced, made, or received newly or anew <
form fresh friendships
>
(2) additional, another <
a fresh start
>
b. original, vivid <
a fresh portrayal
>
c. lacking experience ; raw d. newly or just come or arrived <
fresh from school
>
e. having the milk flow recently established <
a fresh cow
>
4. [probably by folk etymology from German frech] disposed to take liberties ; impudent <
don't get fresh with me
>
5. slang fashionable, cool Synonyms: see newfreshly adverbfreshness noun II. adverb Date: 14th century just recently ; newly <
we're fresh out of eggs
>
<
fresh caught fish
>
III. noun Date: 1538 1. an increased flow or rush (as of water) ; freshet 2. archaic a stream, spring, or pool of freshwater

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