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Origin of New English
An Americanism dating back to 1625–35
Words nearby New English
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use New English in a sentence
For a discussion of the etymology, see the New English Dictionary, especially the concluding note with reference to authorities.
First, such as have given or taken any unfriendly reports of us New-English, should do well to recollect themselves.The Simple Cobler of Aggawam in America|Theodore de la Guard
The New English Dictionary recognises provisionally nine separate nouns rack.
This "word" will no longer appear in dictionaries, the editor of the New English Dictionary having laid this particular ghost.
The New English Dictionary points out that “change” appears earlier than “exchange” in this sense.