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AULDRIFE, Auldrif, Auldruff, adj. Old; “of the old style” (S.D.D. 1911). [′ɑldrɪf] Ags. 1882  W. C. Sturoc in Mod. Sc. Poets ed. Edwards IV. 346:
Ance again, the auldrif story.

[Suffix rife added to adjs. and verbs. See also adj. Rife.]

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