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eld (n.)

"former ages, old times," c. 1400, poetic or archaic form of old; in some cases from Old English eald, yldu, yldo "old age; an age; age as a period of life."

updated on November 27, 2016

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Definitions of eld from WordNet

eld (n.)
a late time of life;
a beard white with eld
Synonyms: old age / years / age / geezerhood
eld (n.)
a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises;
tall for his eld
Synonyms: age
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