- a male given name: from Old English words meaning “old” and “counsel.”
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Examples from the Web for eldred
Eldred cursed me for getting him into it, and so they left me to fight it out alone.
We took in a fellow from Iowa by the name of Eldred and went to work again.
Eldred took his, saying, "This puts into my hands the means to fight."
He was so bad that Mrs. Eldred dragged herself up-stairs to look at him.
Mrs. Eldred's lower lip dropped, and she stared at Tanqueray.
Word Origin and History for eldred
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