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New Style

time reckoned according to the Gregorian calendar.
Compare old style (def 2).
Origin of New Style
1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In his living room and dining room he used the new-style tungsten lamps instead of old-style carbon.

    Electricity for the farm Frederick Irving Anderson
  • On the northeast corner is the Victoria, a new-style place, very bright, and less staid.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • But at this point the new-style parent breaks right away from tradition—kicks over the traces, in fact.

  • Unknown to any one save Mary, Steve selected a new-style talking machine to promote.

    The Gorgeous Girl Nalbro Bartley
  • You did not appear in the new-style bathing suit until next week.

    The Book of Gud Dan Spain
  • There are forty of the new-style airships, she pointed out, and it would be easy for them to overtake the Greyhound.

    The Moon Colony William Dixon Bell
  • One of the Wandl ships came tentatively forward, and Grantline sent one of the new-style warships to meet it.

    Wandl the Invader Raymond King Cummings
  • His task had been to make the new-style camera, and it was nearly completed.

  • No doubt they also told about the new-style coffee houses that were becoming popular in all parts of London.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
British Dictionary definitions for new-style

New Style

the present method of reckoning dates using the Gregorian calendar
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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