from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Scots Old.
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- adj. old
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Old.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. a Scottish word
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"He chose it," she says, "of a very large print, that I might be able to read it when I was _very auld -- forty year auld_; but the bairns pulled the leaves out langsyne."] [Footnote 45: [In writing of his little grandson's earliest lessons, Scott recalls these days in a letter to Lockhart
He found the phrase auld lang syne "exceedingly expressive" and thought whoever first wrote the poem "heaven inspired."
Ah your joking, sorry i thought with the word auld in your username it might be the typical small penis thing jocks have when it comes to fitba
The spire of the parish church, known as the auld kirk, commands a view of the square, from which the entrance to the kirkyard would be visible, if it were not hidden by the town-house.
The spire of the parish church, known as the auld kirk, commands a view of the square, from which the entrance to the kirk-yard would be visible, if it were not hidden by the town-house.
"There's no guid ever cam 'o' ca'in 'things oot o' their ain names," she began, "an" it's my min '' at gien ever ae man was a willain, an 'gien ever ae man had rizzon no to lie quaiet whan he was doon, that man was your father's uncle -- his gran' uncle, that is, the auld captain, as we ca'd him.
"AULD Robin Gray, sir, deestinctly 'auld' in the song," interrupted Mr. Callender with stern precision; "and I'm thinking he was not so very unfortunate either."
The Reverend John Blackadder, the "auld" minister of
I might be bringing my dad along for a few social pints ... would an 'auld' Sapper be welcome along??
Still, there's plenty of room in the circular back bar, where sepia snaps of 'auld' Dublin look down at you and those vaulted ceilings and primped banquettes conjure a vaguely clubby atmosphere.
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