span–new

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adjective \ˈspan-ˈnü, -ˈnyü\

Definition of span–new

Origin and Etymology of span–new

Middle English, partial translation of Old Norse spānnȳr, from spānn chip of wood + nȳr new


First Known Use: 14th century

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