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English noun: eld

1. eld (time) a late time of life


SamplesOld age is not for sissies.
He's showing his years.
Age hasn't slowed him down at all.
A beard white with eld.
On the brink of geezerhood.


Synonymsage, geezerhood, old age, years


Broader (hypernym)time of life


Narrower (hyponym)dotage, second childhood, senility


Part holonymeighties, mid-eighties, mid-nineties, mid-seventies, mid-sixties, nineties, seventies, sixties

2. eld (time) a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises


SamplesShe was now of school age.
Tall for his eld.


Synonymsage


Broader (hypernym)time of life


Narrower (hyponym)age of consent, drinking age, legal age, majority, minority, nonage, voting age


Part meronymlife, life-time, lifespan, lifetime









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