Definition of alderliefest

: most beloved

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First Known Use of alderliefest

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alderliefest

Middle English alderlevest, from alder-, aller-, alre- (from Old English alra, genitive plural of Old English all, eall all) + levest, superlative of leef dear

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“Alderliefest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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