Words and Phrases
oul

“oul”

Meaning:

old

Alternative spelling/meaning:

auld / owl / aul / auld

In Literature:

Excerpt from Ach! I miss them by Charlie Gillen

Ach! A lok o’ folk think that I’m dotin’
I’m joost oul an entitled tae dream

Excerpt from Me an' Me Da by William Forbes Marshall

I’m livin’ in Drumlister, an’ I’m getting very oul’
I have to wear an Indian bag to save me from the coul

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