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Seldom Sel"dom (s[e^]l"d[u^]m), adv. [Usually, Compar. {More seldom} (m[=o]r" s[e^]l"d[u^]m); superl. {Most seldom} (m[=o]st" s[e^]l"d[u^]m); but sometimes also, {Seldomer} (s[e^]l"d[u^]m*[~e]r), {Seldomest}.] [AS. seldan, seldon, seldum, fr. seld rare; akin to OFries. sielden, D. zelden, G. selten, OHG. seltan, Icel. sjaldan, Dan. sielden, Sw. s["a]llan, Goth. sildaleiks marvelous.] Rarely; not often; not frequently. [1913 Webster]

Wisdom and youth are seldom joined in one. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]


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  • Seldom — Sel dom (s[e^]l d[u^]m), adv. [Usually, Compar. {More seldom} (m[=o]r s[e^]l d[u^]m); superl. {Most seldom} (m[=o]st s[e^]l d[u^]m); but sometimes also, {Seldomer} (s[e^]l d[u^]m*[ e]r), {Seldomest}.] [AS. seldan, seldon, seldum, fr. seld rare;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Most seldom — Seldom Sel dom (s[e^]l d[u^]m), adv. [Usually, Compar. {More seldom} (m[=o]r s[e^]l d[u^]m); superl. {Most seldom} (m[=o]st s[e^]l d[u^]m); but sometimes also, {Seldomer} (s[e^]l d[u^]m*[ e]r), {Seldomest}.] [AS. seldan, seldon, seldum, fr. seld… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Seldomer — Seldom Sel dom (s[e^]l d[u^]m), adv. [Usually, Compar. {More seldom} (m[=o]r s[e^]l d[u^]m); superl. {Most seldom} (m[=o]st s[e^]l d[u^]m); but sometimes also, {Seldomer} (s[e^]l d[u^]m*[ e]r), {Seldomest}.] [AS. seldan, seldon, seldum, fr. seld… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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