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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Freshness

FRESH'NESS, noun

1. Newness; vigor; spirit; the contrary to vapidness; as the freshness of liquors or odors.

2. Vigor; liveliness; the contrary to a faded state; as the freshness of plants or of green fields.

3. Newness of strength; renewed vigor; opposed to weariness or fatigue.

The Scots had the advantage both for number and freshness of men.

4. Coolness; invigorating quality or state.

And breathe the freshness of the open air.

5. Color of youth and health; ruddiness.

Her cheeks their freshness lose and wonted grace.

6. Freedom from saltiness; as the freshness of water or flesh.

7. A new or recent state or quality; rawness.

8. Briskness, as of wind.