auld

adjective
\ ˈȯl(d) How to pronounce auld (audio) , ˈäl(d)\

Definition of auld

chiefly Scotland
: old

First Known Use of auld

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of auld was before the 12th century

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