Recent Examples of eldest from the Web
Rodriguez waited to ensure her eldest child safely boarded the bus for Cowherd Middle School.
Upon taking office, Trump tried to address ethical concerns by turning over the hotel's management to his two eldest sons and vowing to take no hotel profits during his tenure.
The father of five acted quickly to extinguish the flames that enveloped his eldest child, ripping off his own shirt before taking the boy to the ground to smother the flames, McClellan said.
More than five months after the mysterious disappearance of his sister and her eldest daughter, Alfred Clark is still searching for answers.
The Times revealed earlier this month that his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., met with a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
But her purchase was also driven by another motivation: to support President Trump and his eldest daughter.
In an off-the-record conversation with reporters Wednesday, President Trump discussed the ongoing Russia controversy and his eldest son’s newfound involvement.
In a briefing with reporters that was not broadcast on television, Sanders said the president only learned additional details this weekend about the meeting his eldest son had with a Russian lawyer.
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First Known Use of eldest
before 12th century
ELDEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eldest for English Language Learners
: of the greatest age
ELDEST Defined for Kids
Definition of eldest for Students
- her eldest child
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