OE. eldo, ieldo, from eald âoldâ. Cognate with Danish Ã¦lde.
- obsolete One's age.
- context|archaic|or|poetic old age|Old age.
#*1912: the alien wife / No crown of honour was as eld drew on. â Euripides, Medea, trans. Arthur S. Way (Heinemann 1946, p. 329)
- context|archaic|or|poetic antiquity|Antiquity, olden times.
#:Men were heroes in days of eld.
- uncountable fire, a continued chemical exothermic reaction where a gaseous material reacts, and which creates enough heat to evaporate more combustible material
- something set up as to burn, such as a campfire or a bonfire
- context|uncountable|alchemy|lang=sv fire; one of the classical, or basic, elements
- uncountable fire; the in-flight projectiles from a gun or similar
;something set up to burn