adjective Scot. and North England.
Examples from the Web for 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)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
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|Malcolm Jones|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
New Years means Champagne, “Auld Lang Syne,” and good college football.
But it was a time for everybody to join hands as we did on formerly Air Force One and sing "Auld Lang Syne."
I'm wearing we meet this last time for ever, and I want ye to keep the auld feelings from time to time.Despair's Last Journey|David Christie Murray
My man's auld, and I have everything to do for mysel', but they canna lay a hand on me.The Wizard's Son, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
I wad na lat ae ill thoucht o' puir Jeemie inside this auld heid o' mine!Salted With Fire|George MacDonald
Catrine's a good lass enough, and a good-hearted, and lets herself be deaved all day with a runt of an auld wife like me.David Balfour, Second Part|Robert Louis Stevenson
Nowhere are Auld Reekie's antitheses of new and old more emphasized than in the Cowgate.Glimpses of Three Coasts|Helen Hunt Jackson
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Word Origin and History for auld
variant of old that more accurately preserves the Anglo-Saxon vowel. Surviving in northern English and Scottish; distinctly Scottish after late 14c.