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eld

[eld] /ɛld/
noun, Archaic.
1.
age.
2.
3.
Origin of eld
1000
before 1000; Middle English elde, Old English eldo, ieldo, derivative of (e)ald old; see world
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  • By-and-by the two elds appeared, and the customary business of the afternoon began.

    Aunt Rachel David Christie Murray
British Dictionary definitions for elds

eld

/ɛld/
noun (archaic)
1.
old age
2.
olden days; antiquity
Word Origin
Old English eldu; related to Old Norse elli; see old
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Word Origin and History for elds

eld

poetic or archaic form of old; in some cases from Old English eald.

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