Origin of eld
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Examples from the Web for eld
"Theer's nothin' o' that sort about me, Mr. Eld," he replied.
"It was wonderful well played, Mr. Eld," the old man answered.
"You are rather severe upon your audience, Mr. Eld," he said.
To-day, in my eld, it amuses me still that for long I never kissed her.John Splendid
"Eld, eld," he said; and that was all the explanation I could obtain from him.
- old age
- olden days; antiquity
Old English eldu; related to Old Norse elli; see old
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Word Origin and History for eld
poetic or archaic form of old; in some cases from Old English eald.
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