from The Century Dictionary.
- Not giving milk: as, an eild cow.
- noun A Scotch form of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Age.
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- noun Scotland
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Out spake a dame in wrinkled eild [old age] 'O guid [of good] advisement comes nae ill.
Country Lassie 1999
Ere eild wi 'his blatters had warsled me doun, vol. ii.,
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century Various
An 'the wrinkles o' eild tell "his simmer is past."
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century Various
And tho 'wi' crazy eild I'm sair forfairn [old age, sorely worn-out]
Robert Burns How To Know Him William Allan Neilson 1907
In vain I say unto myself that this must be a mere fantasy of mine; I, who am marked with the 'frost of eild,' who will soon be -- let me see -- seven-and-thirty years old.
Olive A Novel Dinah Maria Mulock Craik 1856
YELD, YELL, EILD, _adj. _ a cow is said to be _eild_ when she is giving no milk.
Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. Alexander Leighton 1837
Notwithstanding these mutual good oiE - ces between the King and the republic of Gene - va, Henry did not break with the Duke of Savoy; but, oil the contrary, the Count of Garmare, en - voy from this Prince, having taken leave of the King at Fontainebleauy. the latter eild of Octo -
Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the ... Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Pierre Mathurin de L'Ecluse des Logus 1812
t hypocrify is a difeafe in the vitals that will eild in ith.
An Illustration of the Doctrines of the Christian Religion: With Respect to Faith and Practice ... 1773
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