noun[mass noun] • literary
- 1Old age.More example sentences
- Shakespeare's Claudio is told ‘Thou hast nor youth nor age’; conversely, this actor seems to have only youth and eld, with fribble in between.
- From a dark courtyard came a sound of oaths and blows, followed by shrill screams, and, huddled upon a damp doorstep, he saw the crook-backed forms of poverty and eld.
- Like Youth, the play appears to contain autobiographical elements, but here the subject is eld.
- 1.1Former times; the past.More example sentences
- It was no more the withered limb of eld than my own; it was a rounded supple member, with smooth fingers…
- For Billy Rose, at present busily revamping the theatre, it was like eld times.
More definitions of eldDefinition of eld in:
- The US English dictionary