What does the word eld mean?

Usage examples for eld

  1. Eld or Old Age. – The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
  2. If fondly failing in the least to see why the particular application in the Rue Balzac- the body of pensioners ranging from infancy to hoary eld- shouldn't have been a bright success could have made it one, it would have been a most original triumph. – A Small Boy and Others by Henry James
  3. Castrovillari, to be sure, has no background of hoary eld to atone for such deficiencies. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas