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2. elder

noun. ['ˈɛldɝ'] a person who is older than you are.

Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. elder

adjective. ['ˈɛldɝ'] used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son.

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Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. elder

noun. ['ˈɛldɝ'] any of various church officers.

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Etymology

  • eldra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • eldre (Middle English (1100-1500))
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