selcouth

adjective

sel·​couth ˈsel-ˌküth How to pronounce selcouth (audio)
archaic

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Old English seldcūth, from seldan seldom + cūth known — more at uncouth

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of selcouth was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Selcouth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selcouth. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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