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auld

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Pronunciation: /ɔːld
 
, ɑːld
 
/

Definition of auld in English:

adjective

Scottish form of old. that’s what my auld da used to say
More example sentences
  • But we had a great auld night and we will make up for it again.
  • The auld enemy, England, was, in fact, their saviour, and - but for the chattering-class nationalist posturing - could still be so now.
  • just like in the good auld days of Henry VIII, Bloody Mary and James II.

Origin

Old English ald, Anglian form of old.

Phrases

auld Reekie

1
informal A name for Edinburgh.
[literally 'old Smoky', from reek (sense 2) of the noun)]

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