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New Style

n. Abbr. NS or N/S
The current method of reckoning the months and days of the year according to the Gregorian calendar.
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New Style

n
(Astronomy) the present method of reckoning dates using the Gregorian calendar
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New′ Style′


n.
time reckoned according to the Gregorian calendar. Compare old style (def. 2).
[1605–15]
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Both were new and in the new style, and Levin was eager to form an opinion of them.
"Mint-julep" roars one of the barmen; "Claret sangaree!" shouts another; "Cocktail!" "Brandy-smash!" "Real mint-julep in the new style!" All these cries intermingled produced a bewildering and deafening hubbub.
But she was wondering what dress she would better wear Saturday afternoon, and if the new style of high hair-dressing would suit her better than the old; and the walking party was rather spoiled for her.
When a man invents a new style of horse-collar or discovers a new and superior method of telegraphing, our government issues a patent to him that is worth a fortune; when a man digs up an ancient statue in the Campagna, the Pope gives him a fortune in gold coin.
"Here is a new style of travelling!--no more horses for me.
Then there are those new style of barometers, the long straight ones.
All the time he passed with his mother he employed in admiring her arms, in giving his opinion upon her cosmetics, and receipts for compounding essences, in which she was very particular; and then, too, he kissed her hands and cheeks in the most childlike and endearing manner, and had always some sweetmeats to offer her, or some new style of dress to recommend.
It was the beginning of February, new style, when we set out from Pekin.
She had her doubts about it from the beginning, for her lively fancy and girlish romance felt as ill at ease in the new style as she would have done masquerading in the stiff and cumbrous costume of the last century.
And will you tell me what it is that you and he mean by this new style of behaviour?'
A mountain ramble, a new style of face, a new person, may put the key into our hands.
In that far-off mystic land of gold, and gems, and spices, and waving palms, and wondrous flowers, and miraculous fertility, will awake new forms of art, new styles of splendor; and the negro race, no longer despised and trodden down, will, perhaps, show forth some of the latest and most magnificent revelations of human life.

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