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auld

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj auld a Scottish word "auld lang syne"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Gaetano Albert "Guy" Lombardo did the first New Year's Eve broadcast of "Auld Lang Syne," from the Roosevelt Grill in New York City in 1929/1930.
    • a Auld Old; as, Auld Reekie (old smoky), i. e., Edinburgh.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • auld Old.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Auld awld (Scot.) old
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Old

Usage

In literature:

Thank 'ee kindly, auld wife, for the temporary accommodation.
"Hunted and Harried" by R.M. Ballantyne
It looks like auld Jamie Brand, but I didna ken him weel.
"The Lighthouse" by R.M. Ballantyne
Auld, Hugh, master of Frederick Douglass, 431, 432.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
And yet should auld acquaintance be forgot, you know!
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
Can we make the auld place within the bight of the Mays Water?
"Patsy" by S. R. Crockett
We were na lang oot frae the auld country when he cam'; I mind fine.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
Ta seemed tew mak an auld man o' him a' at once.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
My father was ane auld man, and a hoir, And was of age four scoir of yeirs and moir.
"The Scottish Reformation" by Alexander F. Mitchell
My sweet lassie, will ye help your puir auld nurse?
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
Oh, the auld house, the auld house!
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI" by Various
Just forget auld lang syne, and remember that you're travelin' high.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
Oh, the auld house, the auld house!
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Did he now, the auld monkey!
"The Straw" by Eugene O'Neill
Whereupon they swore down my throat that they had seen 'the auld rebel himself,' as they called the Baron.
"Red Cap Tales" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
I saw the new moon, late yestreen, Wi' the auld moon in her arm!
"The Ontario High School Reader" by A.E. Marty
All now appeared lost, the Auld Toon was in full retreat.
"Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by George Borrow
But by far the greatest sensation was produced by `Auld Lang syne,' which we sang together as a grand finale.
"The Island Home" by Richard Archer
There's naething ails me but that I'm an auld fule, and I canna help that, you ken.
"Janet's Love and Service" by Margaret M Robertson
All now appeared lost, the Auld Toon was in full retreat.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
Father never asked me to marry Sir Digby Auld.
"As We Sweep Through The Deep" by Gordon Stables
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In poetry:

Ye wee daurin cratur,
Ye rant and ye sing
Like an oye o' auld Natur
Ta'en hame by the king!
"The Laverock" by George MacDonald
Stovies for a muckle-man
To keep him stout and hale:
A noggin for the auld carl
To gar him sleep weel.
"Supper" by William Soutar
Chorus:
For auld lang syne, my jo,
For auld lang syne,
We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet
For auld lang syne.
"Auld Lang Syne" by Robert Burns
We twa hae paidl'd in the burn
Frae morning sun til dine,
But seas between us braid hae roar'd
Sin' auld lang syne.
"Auld Lang Syne" by Robert Burns
"He ne'er came of an Englishman,
Had sic an e'e or bree;
But thou art the likest Auld Maitland,
That ever I did see.
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
We twa hae ran about the braes,
And pou'd the gowans fine,
But we've wander'd monie a weary fit
Sin' auld lang syne.
"Auld Lang Syne" by Robert Burns

In news:

Once we've sung "Auld Lang Syne" and moved onto 2013, will we remember 2012 as the year of the taco.
Raise a glass to the song "Auld Lang Syne ".
Another year, another "Auld Lang Syne, " the song as essential to New Year's Eve as champagne and a kiss.
'We'll take a cup o' kindness yet, for auld lang syne '.
We'll take a cup o' kindness yet, for auld lang syne .
The words for the most commonly sung song for English-speakers on New Year's eve, "Auld Lang Syne, " come from an old Scottish ditty that was first published by the poet Robert Burns in 1796.
Auld Lang Syne ': New Year's song has a convoluted history.
Who's playing this Auld Lang Syne .
Nashville Songwriter Audrey Auld Gives Thanks As A Newly Naturalized Citizen.
He is widely considered the national poet of Scotland and penned the words to favorites like "Auld Lang Syne" and "My Love is Like a Red Red Rose.
Laura Kathleen and Anthony Ryan Auld's design.
IT was coming up on St Patrick's Day in 1956 and Jim and Bill Conway, brothers who were sons of the auld sod, were looking for a way to celebrate.
Pictures 'For Auld Lang Syne .
The direct translation of "Auld Lang Syne " is "old long since," which we now interpret as "for days gone by" or "for the sake of old times.
In Praise of Auld Lang Syne .
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In science:

This second subconference was concerned with “good auld hadrons”, by which I mean low energy reactions and the spectroscopy of reasonably well established quark model states.
MESON2000 Conference Summary
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