Pronunciation Noun

eld (uncountable)

  1. (rare or dialectal) One's age, age in years, period of life.
  2. (archaic or poetic) Old age, senility; an old person.
  3. (archaic or poetic) Time; an age, an indefinitely long period of time.
  4. (archaic or poetic) Former ages, antiquity, olden times.
Synonyms Adjective

eld (comparative elder, superlative eldest)

  1. (obsolete) Old.
Synonyms Related terms Verb

eld (elds, present participle elding; past and past participle elded)

  1. (intransitive, archaic, poetic or dialectal) To age, become or grow old.
  2. (intransitive, archaic or poetic) To delay; linger.
  3. (transitive, archaic or poetic) To make old, age.

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