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  • adj. seldom seen, rare, uncommon

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Seldom seen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rarely seen; rare.

Etymologies

From Middle English seldsene ("rarely encountered, seldom seen; rare; as adv. seldom, rarely") also seld-sēn, seldscene, seltsene, Old English seldsīne ("rare, extraordinary, unfamiliar, uncommon") also seldsiene. (Wiktionary)

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  • And seldseen costly stones of so great price — Marlowe, The Jew of Malta

    ... and awakening, saw a serpent like a dragon, a seldseen sight, — The Arabian Nights

    November 22, 2011