Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Rarely seen; rare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Seldom seen.

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  • adjective seldom seen, rare, uncommon

Etymologies

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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.

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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