Eld (?), a. [AS. eald.]





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Eld, n. [AS. yldu, yldo, eldo, old age, fr. ald, eald, old. See Old.]


Age; esp., old age.

[Obs. or Archaic]

As sooth is said, eelde hath great avantage. Chaucer.

Great Nature, ever young, yet full of eld. Spenser.


Old times; former days; antiquity.


Astrologers and men of eld. Longfellow.


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Eld, v. i.

To age; to grow old.



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Eld, v. t.

To make old or ancient.


Time, that eldeth all things. Rom. of R.


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