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selcouth

[ sel-kooth ]
/ ˈsɛlˌkuθ /
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adjective Archaic.
strange; uncommon.
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Origin of selcouth

before 900; Middle English selcouth,Old English seldcūth, equivalent to seld(an) seldom + cūthcouth2

OTHER WORDS FROM selcouth

selcouthly, adverb

Words nearby selcouth

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