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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Past participle of forolden, forealdien, from Old English forealdian (to grow old, decay). Cognate with Dutch verouderd (outdated, obsolete, old-fashioned), German veraltet (outdated, obsolete, antiquated), Swedish föråldrad (outdated, antiquated, archaic). More at for-, eld, old.

AdjectiveEdit

forolded

  1. worn out with age; very old
  2. obsolete