What does brand-new mean?

brand-new meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1570s, from brand name (n.) + new. Originally it must have meant "fresh through the fire" (Shakespeare features fire-new).

brand-new meaning in General Dictionary

conspicuously brand-new

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  • very brand-new; bright as if fresh through the forge.

brand-new meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) very new; bright as though fresh through the forge.

Sentence Examples with the word brand-new

He had on a brand-new uniform showing the creases where it had been folded and thick gold epaulettes which seemed to stand rather than lie down on his massive shoulders.

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