News

News

(nz), n [From New; cf. F. nounelles. News is plural in form, but is commonly used with a singular verb.] 1. A report of recent occurrences; information of something that has lately taken place, or of something before unknown; fresh tidings; recent intelligence.
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Evil news rides post, while good news baits.
Milton.
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2. Something strange or newly happened.
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It is no news for the weak and poor to be a prey to the strong and rich.
L'Estrange.
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3. A bearer of news; a courier; a newspaper. [Obs.]
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There cometh a news thither with his horse.
Pepys.
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