from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Entirely new.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. brand new; fire-new
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Quite new; brand-new; fire-new.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Quite new; brand-new; fire-new.
Middle English spannewe, partial translation of Old Norse spānnȳr : spānn, shingle, chip + nȳr, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Icelandic, properly meaning "as new as a ship just split". (Wiktionary)