eld

noun
\ ˈeld How to pronounce eld (audio) \

Definition of eld

1 : old age
2 archaic : old times : antiquity

First Known Use of eld

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for eld

Middle English, from Old English ieldo; akin to Old English eald old — more at old

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The first known use of eld was before the 12th century

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“Eld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eld. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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