seldseen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English seldscene, seltsene (rarely encountered, seldom seen; rare; as adv. seldom, rarely), from Old English seldsīne, seldsēne (rare, extraordinary, unfamiliar, uncommon). Cognate with Old High German seltsāni, Modern German seltsam.

Adjective[edit]

seldseen (not comparable)

  1. seldom seen, rare, uncommon
    • Marlowe, The Jew of Malta
      And seldseen costly stones of so great price.
    • The Arabian Nights
      [] and awakening, saw a serpent like a dragon, a seldseen sight.

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