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brand new

Completely new and unused. The word "brand" here comes from Old English for fire or flame; thus, something that is brand new is likened to that which is forged in—and fresh out of—fire. I bought Jim a brand-new computer for his birthday. That car is brand new, so be extra careful when you drive it.
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(brand) spanking new

mod. completely new; brand new. Look at that brand spanking new car!
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cigarette with no name

and no brand cigarette and no name cigarette
n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) You got one of them cigarettes with no name? Bud’s been smoking no name cigarettes again.
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no brand cigarette

verb
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off-brand cigarette

n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) Shorty smokes nothing but those off-brand cigarettes.
See also: cigarette
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Key to the hotel's continuing success will be awareness of the destination, which is increasing all the time, Brandes says, due to people getting "fed up" of Dubai.
Although it was "long past the time that women were required to cover their heads when entering an American church," according to Brandes, it was at this centuries-old church that she saw so many women of all faiths and ages cover their heads with a scarf or hat before walking through the doors.
At his first trial in 2004, the judges had decided Brandes had been a willing victim as Meiwes was found guilty of manslaughter.
Meiwes defined, and then ate Brandes out of existence.
Brandes had replied to an internet advertisement seeking a young man for ``slaughter and consumption''.
Meiwes described how Brandes travelled from Berlin to visit him in Rotenburg in March 2001, in reply to an internet advertisement seeking a young man for "slaughter and consumption".
Aldi has become the biggest hard discounter in Europe with over 6,000 stores, but the new management follows the same philosophy of keeping things simple, says Brandes, who was with the company from 1971 to 1986 and currently works as a consultant.
Brandes reported on 100 consecutive migraine patients aged 11-83 who presented to her tertiary referral headache practice.
We are actively promoting the Energy Star program and products," Brandes said.
has added the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer to its leadership team, and Bruce Brandes will assume the role, company officials announced today.
Krishnamoorthy brings her deep Asian roots and extensive investment experience to Brandes' Asian operations," said Christopher Garrett, CFA, Chief Executive Officer of Brandes Asia.
Brandes completed the routof England's top order by dismissing Alex Stewart and skipper Atherton.
Armin Meiwes, 44, had claimed in the Frankfurt court that his victim Bernd-Juergen Brandes was a willing victim.
David Brandes, director of the Sleep Evaluation Center at Northridge Hospital Medical Center and assistant clinical professor of neurology at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine.
Author Dieter Brandes is well-qualified to give a view from the inside having been with the cut-price minimalist supermarket for 14 years, including a spell as managing director.