eld

[ UK /ˈɛld/ ]
NOUN
  1. 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
  2. a late time of life
    on the brink of geezerhood
    age hasn't slowed him down at all
    old age is not for sissies
    he's showing his years
    a beard white with eld
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How To Use eld In A Sentence

  • Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails. VIII. The Lordly Buffalo
  • Concentration now had to be aimed at the means of transporting the aircraft from the field to the carrier in Glasgow.
  • The funeral will be held according to church.
  • The caller urges the often elderly victims to transfer their money to a'safe' account set up in their name. Times, Sunday Times
  • We had to walk across a ploughed field.
  • These planes are made with two separate stocks held together with either metal or turned wooden screws.
  • The pilot shut off the motors and glided down to the landing field.
  • But they want it knocked back into a field of muck and dirt. Times, Sunday Times
  • Two more debates are scheduled in the coming weeks, one debate dealing with education and health will be held in Irbid next week and the final week before elections the southern city of Karak will witness a candidates debate on agriculture and development. Daoud Kuttab: Jordanian Candidate Uses Debate to Call for Curtailing King's Powers
  • A few fields have the remains of small sunken stone dwellings, intimate as those at Skara Brae.
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