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Afre'sh. adv. [from a and fresh. See Fresh.] Anew; again, after intermission.

The Germans now using no such light horsemen, but serving upon great horses, and charged with heavy armour, received great hurt by these light skirmishes; the Turks, with their light horses, easily shunning their charge, and again, at their pleasure, charging them afresh, when they saw the heavy horses almost weary. Knolles's History of the Turks.

When once we have attained these ideas, they may be excited afresh by the use of words. Watts's Logick.

Sources: Knolles, Richard (44) · Watts, Isaac (116)

Attributes: Adverb (147)

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