- (obsolete) One's age.
- (context, archaic, or, poetic) old age, Old age.
Etymology: eldo, ieldo, from eald "old". Cognate with Danish ílde.
- 1912: the alien wife / No crown of honour was as drew on. " 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.
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