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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The offspring who came first in the order of birth adj. - First in order of birth.

Usage examples (35)
  • Otto is what I called my eldest son who is in the imperial navy!
  • The eldest is back at school, the kids go back tomorrow.
  • We have 2 boys, the eldest is circed, the youngest is not ..
  • I baptized my eldest son Burritt, when he was seven years old. for more
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  • He was the "eldest" (the first born) son of the "oldest" (of greater age than all its predecessors) family in the valley.
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