Definition of olden in English:

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olden

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊld(ə)n/

adjective

[attributive] archaic
Relating to former times: the olden days
More example sentences
  • In the olden days being a baker was an important job.
  • In the olden days on St Kilda and at several bleak rocky points east, tenacious hunters would dangle off perilous cliffs to catch their harvest.
  • In the olden days if you were a dunce in class, you were made to stand at the back of the class, enduring unimaginable embarrassment.

Words that rhyme with olden

beholden, embolden, golden
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