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.
Ere eild wi 'his blatters had warsled me doun, vol. ii.,
An 'the wrinkles o' eild tell "his simmer is past."
And tho 'wi' crazy eild I'm sair forfairn [old age, sorely worn-out]
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.
YELD, YELL, EILD, _adj. _ a cow is said to be _eild_ when she is giving no milk.
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 -
t hypocrify is a difeafe in the vitals that will eild in ith.