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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

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

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

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

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

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

eldest in Norwegian is eldst
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