adjective Scot. and North England.
Examples from the Web for auld
Contemporary Examples of auld
Auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)
December 24, 2014
Take this verse by famous Scottish poet Robert Burns in his famous Scottish poem “Auld Lang Syne.”Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster
P. J. O’Rourke
September 13, 2014
When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “Auld Lang Syne,” it is an occasion for real tears.Shirley Temple Survived Being the Biggest Child Star of All Time With Wit and Grace
February 11, 2014
New Years means Champagne, “Auld Lang Syne,” and good college football.The 2014 Dummies’ Guide to College Football Games
January 1, 2014
But it was a time for everybody to join hands as we did on formerly Air Force One and sing "Auld Lang Syne."The Last Ride
The Daily Beast
January 19, 2009
Historical Examples of auld
Or the thraldom of the people in "the days of auld langsyne?"
Stanton sang a solo, and then all joined in “Auld Lang Syne.”The Long Labrador Trail
"I made that promise for the sake of 'auld lang syne,'" answered Mr. Dunbar.Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
"And when the auld one did get strucken, he could not shriek," added Reuben.
"But auld Wilson's spite on her olas did cap me a laal bit," said Matthew again.
Word Origin for auld
variant of old that more accurately preserves the Anglo-Saxon vowel. Surviving in northern English and Scottish; distinctly Scottish after late 14c.