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eld

(ɛld) or

eild

n
1. old age
2. olden days; antiquity
[Old English eldu; related to Old Norse elli; see old]

eld

(ɛld)

n. Archaic.
1. age.
2. old age.
3. olden times; antiquity.
[before 1000; Middle English elde, Old English eldo, ieldo, derivative of (e)ald old; compare world]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eld - a late time of lifeeld - a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
mid-sixties, sixties - the time of life between 60 and 70
mid-seventies, seventies - the time of life between 70 and 80
mid-eighties, eighties - the time of life between 80 and 90
mid-nineties, nineties - the time of life between 90 and 100
dotage, second childhood, senility - mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations
2.eld - a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power ariseseld - a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
lifespan, lifetime, life-time, life - the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death); "the battery had a short life"; "he lived a long and happy life"
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
age of consent - the minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations; intercourse at an earlier age can result in a charge of assault or statutory rape; the age differs in different states of the Union
legal age, majority - the age at which persons are considered competent to manage their own affairs
nonage, minority - any age prior to the legal age
drinking age - the age at which is legal for a person to buy alcoholic beverages
voting age - the age at which a person is old enough to vote in public elections
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It was no more the withered limb of eld than my own; it was a rounded supple member, with smooth fingers, symmetrically turned; a broad ring flashed on the little finger, and stooping forward, I looked at it, and saw a gem I had seen a hundred times before.
The research process they developed while designing the ELD bullet is nothing less than revolutionary.
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e Hudders eld store alone has provided over 100 new jobs in the local area.
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Less than a month after installation the success of the first sorter, which was placed on one of the frozen lines at Sarnafnes Murcia plant, led the company to commision a second ElD for a further line, doubling their optical sorting capacity.
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But Lang eld, who was back on the bench for yesterday's 4-2 win over Hibs, is far from happy at his lack of game time.
He was surrounded by chickens, all of which had female country music singer names, and the resident rooster was crowing in the background; Wake eld was getting "rooster-fied.
At the time, Bell eld was allegedly living with his girlfriend, Emma Mills, a short distance away from where Milly was last seen outside Walton railway station.