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fresh adj. (1 cf. ‘freshman’ at a university)
1. raw, inexperienced John III. iv. 145.
2. invigorating, refreshing Oth. IV. iii. 45* “The streams,” Cym. V. iii. 71 “ cups, soft beds, Sweet words,” Compl. 213 “The deep-green emerald, in whose fresh regard” . . .
3. cool 3H6 II. v. 49* “a fresh tree's shade.”
4. blooming, looking healthy or youthful Tp. IV. i. 137, Shr. IV. v. 29, Oth. II. iii. 20, Ven. 164.
5. ready, eager H8 I. i. 3* “a fresh admirer.”
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