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See also: seld-
seld (plural selds)
- (obsolete) A seat, throne.
- (obsolete) A shop. (In Medieval Latin records selda or silda (cf. Latin sella (“seat, chair”)); also in Anglo-Norman form seude). Also, a stand for spectators.
- (archaic) Rare, uncommon.
- Unusual, unwonted.
- (obsolete or dialectal, Scotland) Seldom.
- 1603, Michel de Montaigne, John Florio, transl., The Essayes […], London: […] Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821:, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.191:
- knowing how far such an amitie is from the common use, and how seld seene and rarely found, I looke not to finde a competent judge.