auld

[ awld ]
/ ɔld /
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adjective Scot. and North England.


Nearby words

  1. augustus,
  2. augustus caesar,
  3. auk,
  4. auklet,
  5. aulard,
  6. auld lang syne,
  7. auld reekie,
  8. aulic,
  9. aulic council,
  10. aulis

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British Dictionary definitions for aulder

auld

/ (ɔːld) /

adjective

a Scot word for old

Word Origin for auld

Old English āld

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Word Origin and History for aulder

auld

adj.

variant of old that more accurately preserves the Anglo-Saxon vowel. Surviving in northern English and Scottish; distinctly Scottish after late 14c.

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