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c.1400, from new + made.

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  • And there he found a sorrowful widow wringing her hands and weeping miserably, sitting by a new-made grave.

  • Their new-made captives could tell this, though ignorant of what it might be.

    The Boy Slaves Mayne Reid
  • Strip me of my yellow garments and bury me in soft and new-made earth.

  • And it was out of this belief she reassured her new-made friend.

    The Watchers of the Plains Ridgewell Cullum
  • But here was the beginning of strife, for Jeanne's baby did by no means appeal to the new-made bride.

  • Nearest the new-made mound were two very old and dark table-tombs.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • How clear and new-made was the air in there that Sunday afternoon!

    The Last Miracle M. P. Shiel
  • He was accompanied by a large number of his new-made knights.

    King Robert the Bruce A. F. Murison
  • White hyacinths and lilies-of-the-valley perfume the air, and palm-branches lie on the new-made grave, above the flowers.

    In and Around Berlin Minerva Brace Norton
  • They were nane o your new-made leddies, but come o a pedigree.

    The Entail John Galt

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