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span-new

[span-noo, -nyoo] /ˈspænˈnu, -ˈnyu/
adjective
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Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English spannewe < Old Norse spānnȳr brand-new, fresh, equivalent to spānn chip shavings, shingle + nȳr new
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span-new

adjective
1.
(archaic or dialect) absolutely new
Word Origin
C14: from Old Norse spānnӯr, from spānn chip + nӯrnew
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