Definition of Bran-new

1. Adjective. Conspicuously new. "A spick-and-span novelty"

Exact synonyms: Brand-new, Spic-and-span, Spick-and-span
Similar to: New
Derivative terms: Brand-newness



Definition of Bran-new

1. Adjective. (archaic) brand new ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bran-new

bramble net
bramble nets
brambleberries
brambleberry
brambled
brambles
bramblier
brambliest
brambling
bramblings
brambly
brame
brames
brammallite
bran
bran-new (current term)
bran flake
bran muffin
brancard
brancards
branch
branch line
branch migration
branch of auriculotemporal nerve to tympanic membrane
branch of glossopharyngeal nerve to stylopharyngeus muscle
branch of government
branch of knowledge
branch off
branch office
branch offices

Literary usage of Bran-new

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Afterwards applied to all things new, as we now say, with less evident meaning, bran-new ; which, however, is explained brand- new. ..."

2. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"CHAPTER II. THE MAN FROM SOMEWHERE. MRS. AND MBS. VENEERING were bran-new people in a bran-new house in a bran-new quarter of London. ..."

3. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Classical, Mediæval, Legendary; Famous by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Mr. and Mrs. Veneering were bran-new people, in a bran-new house, in a bran-new quarter of London. Everything about the Veneering» was spick and span new. ..."

4. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"Mr. and Mrs. Veneering were bran-new people, in a bran-new house, ... were as newly married as was lawfully compatible with their having a bran-new baby. ..."

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