New-year


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New´-year`


a.1.Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, the commencement of the year; as, New-year gifts or odes.
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ON THE evening of New-Year's Day Grandfather was walking to and fro across the carpet, listening to the rain which beat hard against the curtained windows.
To say the truth, our friend Charley was very much out of humor with the storm, because it had kept him all day within doors, and hindered him from making a trial of a splendid sled, which Grandfather had given him for a New-Year's gift.