Al"der (#), Al"ler (#), a. [From ealra, alra, gen. pl. of AS. eal. The d is excrescent.]

Of all; -- used in composition; as, alderbest, best of all, alderwisest, wisest of all.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Al"ler (#), a. [For ealra, the AS. gen. pl. of eal all.]

Same as Alder, of all.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

© Webster 1913.

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