Eldest

Eld"est

(?), a. [AS. yldest, superl. of eald old. See Elder, a.] 1. Oldest; longest in duration. Shak.
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2. Born or living first, or before the others, as a son, daughter, brother, etc.; first in origin. See Elder. "My lady's eldest son." Shak.
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Their eldest historians are of suspected credit.
Bp. Stillingfleet.
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Eldest hand (Card Playing), the player on the dealer's left hand. R. A. Proctor.
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