auldest

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auldest

  1. superlative form of auld: most auld
    • 1895, D. M. Moir, The Life of Mansie Wauch[1]:
      And, in the third place (for I'll speak the truth and shame the deil) as I could not thole the gibes and idle tongues of a wheen fools that, for their diversion, would be asking me, "How the wife and bairns were; and if I had sent my auldest laddie to the school yet?"
    • 1868, Alexander Hislop, The Proverbs of Scotland[2]:
      Greed is envy's auldest brither: scraggy wark they mak thegither.