selcouth

[sel-kooth]

adjective Archaic.

strange; uncommon.

Nearby words

  1. selam,
  2. selamlik,
  3. selangor,
  4. selassie, haile,
  5. selby,
  6. selcouthly,
  7. selden,
  8. selden, john,
  9. seldom,
  10. seldomly

Origin of selcouth

before 900; Middle English selcouth, Old English seldcūth, equivalent to seld(an) seldom + cūth couth2

Related formssel·couth·ly, adverb

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