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{{11}}fresh (1) late 13c. "unsalted, pure, sweet, eager," metathesis of O.E. fersc "unsalted," from W.Gmc. *friskaz (Cf. O.Fris. fersk, M.Du. versch, Du. vers, O.H.G. frisc, Ger. frisch "fresh"), probably cognate with O.C.S. presinu "fresh," Lith. preskas "sweet." The metathesis, and the expanded M.E. senses of "new, pure, eager" are probably by influence of (or in some instances, from) O.Fr. fres (fem. fresche), from P.Gmc. *frisko-, and thus related to the English word. The Germanic root also is the source of It., Sp. fresco. Related: Freshly; freshness.
{{12}}fresh (2) "impudent, presumptuous," 1848, U.S. slang, probably from Ger. frech "insolent, cheeky," from O.H.G. freh "covetous," related to O.E. frec "greedy, bold" (see FREAK (Cf. freak)).

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