Webster 1913 Edition
Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound.
New; original; additional.“Fear of fresh mistakes.”
Sir W. Scott.
freshpleasure in every fresh posture of the limbs.
Lately produced, gathered, or prepared for market; not stale; not dried or preserved; not wilted, faded, or tainted; in good condition;
as,; recently made or obtained; occurring again; repeated;
freshvegetables, flowers, eggs, meat, fruit, etc.
as, a; lately come or made public;
freshsupply of goods;
freshtea, raisins, etc.
as,; recently taken from a well or spring;
In a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated; uncultured; unpracticed;
freshhand on a ship
Renewed in vigor, alacrity, or readiness for action;
as,; hence, tending to renew in vigor; rather strong; cool or brisk;
freshfor a combat
freshwater, in distinction from that which is from the sea, or brackish;
freshmeat, in distinction from that which is pickled or salted.
Syn. – Sound; unimpaired; recent; unfaded: ruddy; florid; sweet; good: inexperienced; unpracticed: unused; lively; vigorous; strong.
A stream or spring of fresh water.
He shall drink naught but brine; for I’ll not show him
Where the quick
Where the quick
A flood; a freshet.
The mingling of fresh water with salt in rivers or bays, as by means of a flood of fresh water flowing toward or into the sea.
To refresh; to freshen.
Rom. of R.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Moving with celerity; brisk; strong; somewhat vehement; as a fresh breeze; fresh wind; the primary sense.
2.Having the color and appearance of young thrifty plants; lively; not impaired or faded; as when we say, the fields look fresh and green.
3.Having the appearance of a healthy youth; florid; ruddy; as a fresh-colored young man.
4.New; recently grown; as fresh vegetables.
5.New; recently made or obtained. We have a fresh supply of goods from the manufactory, or from India; fresh tea; fresh raisins.
6.Not impaired by time; not forgotten or obliterated. The story is fresh in my mind; the ideas are fresh in my recollection.
7.Not salt; as fresh water; fresh meat.
8.Recently from the well or spring; pure and cool; not warm or vapid. Bring a glass of fresh water.
9.In a state like that of recent growth or recentness; as, to preserve flowers and fruit fresh.
Fresh as April, sweet as May.
10.Repaired from loss or diminution; having new vigor. He rose fresh for the combat.
11.New; that has lately come or arrived; as fresh news; fresh dispatches.
12.Sweet; in a good state; not stale.
13.Unpracticed; unused; not before employed; as a fresh hand on board of a ship.
14.Moderately rapid; as, the ship makes fresh way.