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eld

[ eld ]
/ ɛld /
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noun Archaic.
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Origin of eld

before 1000; Middle English elde,Old English eldo, ieldo, derivative of (e)aldold; see world
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How to use eld in a sentence

  • By-and-by the two Elds appeared, and the customary business of the afternoon began.

    Aunt Rachel|David Christie Murray

British Dictionary definitions for eld

eld
/ (ɛld) /

noun archaic
old age
olden days; antiquity

Word Origin for eld

Old English eldu; related to Old Norse elli; see old
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