from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Strange, unusual, rare; unfamiliar; marvellous, wondrous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Rarely known; unusual; strange.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rarely or little known; unusual; uncommon; strange; wonderful.
- n. A wonder; a marvel.
From Middle English, from Old English selcūþ, seldcūþ ("unusual, unwonted, little known, unfamiliar, novel, rare"), from seld- ("rarely") + cūþ ("known"); equivalent to seld + couth. (Wiktionary)