meaning of auld

auld meaning in General Dictionary

Old as Auld Reekie old smoky i e Edinburgh

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  • a Scottish word
  • Old; because, Auld Reekie (old smoky), i. e., Edinburgh.

auld meaning in Etymology Dictionary

variant of old more accurately preserves the Anglo-Saxon vowel. Enduring in north English and Scottish; distinctly Scottish after belated 14c.


auld meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Old; as, Reekie (old smoky), i. e., Edinburgh.


Sentence Examples with the word auld

The Auld Brig is said to date from the reign of Alexander III.

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