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Definition of Eldest

Eldest

  1. Oldest; longest in duration.
  2. Born or living first, or before the others, as a son, daughter, brother, etc.; first in origin. See Elder.

Eldest Quotations

The first 10 years of my professional life had only to do with running away from my father. He was a wonderful cabinet-maker, and me being the eldest son, I had to take over his shop, his profession and so on and so on. I tried to escape by going to art school and then going on to industrial design and then interior design.
Peter Zumthor

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Thomas Fuller

Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
John Dryden

As the eldest son of an Alabama sharecropper family, I was constantly troubled by a collage of North American southern behaviors and notions in reference to the inhumanity of people. There were questions that I did not know how to ask but could, in my young, unsophisticated way, articulate a series of answers.
John Henrik Clarke

My eldest son George had acute myeloid leukaemia when he was a tiny baby, he is now 20 and doing very well. He is a mini-miracle in many ways.
Gary Lineker
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Eldest Translations

eldest in Norwegian is eldst