Complete Definition of "eld"

English
Etymology
OE. eldo, ieldo, from eald ‘old’. Cognate with Danish ælde.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɛld/

Noun
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  1. obsolete One's age.
  2. context|archaic|or|poetic old age|Old age.

#*1912: the alien wife / No crown of honour was as eld drew on. — Euripides, Medea, trans. Arthur S. Way (Heinemann 1946, p. 329)

  1. context|archaic|or|poetic antiquity|Antiquity, olden times.

#:Men were heroes in days of eld.


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-eld.ogg|audio
IPA|/ˈɛld/|lang=sv

Noun
sv-noun-reg-ar
eld c

  1. uncountable fire, a continued chemical exothermic reaction where a gaseous material reacts, and which creates enough heat to evaporate more combustible material
  2. something set up as to burn, such as a campfire or a bonfire
  3. context|uncountable|alchemy|lang=sv fire; one of the classical, or basic, elements
  4. uncountable fire; the in-flight projectiles from a gun or similar

Synonyms
;something set up to burn
brasa
bål
brand
vårdkase

Compounds
eldstad
eldunderstöd

Derived terms
elda

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