Eldest in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Eldest

(card games) (of a player) Receiving cards from the dealer first, before any other players. | (card games) (of a hand) Having higher, or superior cards. | The eldest child in a family, or individual in a group.

Short Example Sentences for Eldest

  • 1. She was the eldest of four children. 🔊
  • 2. Of these my eldest son was one that fell in the action. 🔊
  • 3. I addressed the eldest in Italian. 🔊
  • 4. The eldest Scriptures express it. 🔊
  • 5. Tamas, the eldest brother, now alone survived. 🔊
  • 6. Junior, his eldest child, was born in 1841. 🔊
  • 7. The two eldest were called Marigold and Dressalinda. 🔊
  • 8. My eldest brother, John, was drowned at St. Malo. 🔊
  • 9. Ah, how strange and unexpected was the death of the eldest son! 🔊
  • 10. I saw the eldest cry too; but she said it was not for hunger. 🔊
  • 11. I think I shall be able to do something for that eldest boy. 🔊
  • 12. The poet's eldest son was named Charles. 🔊
  • 13. She had, however, nothing to fear on this score, as regarded her eldest son. 🔊
  • 14. Latin is genteel, and I have sent my eldest boy to an academy to learn it. 🔊
  • 15. The Norwegian pirate got what he could, and held it for his eldest son. 🔊
  • 16. Cash will fail: What's that to me, who am the eldest born? 🔊
  • 17. Skuli was the eldest of their sons, Kollsvein the second, Egil the third. 🔊
  • 18. Your eldest son--ah, ha, ha! 🔊
  • 19. The eldest got tired of staying at home, and said he'd go look for service. 🔊

How to use Eldest in Sentences?

  • 1. The eldest made up her mind to wait for a good opportunity and then pluck a feather for herself. 🔊
  • 2. When the widow was alone with Owen she began to pour forth the praises of her eldest boy. 🔊
  • 3. The old lord was said to be dreadfully cut up; more so, even, than on the death of his eldest son. 🔊
  • 4. His eldest son, Isaac, was a reprobate over whom the father exercised little influence. 🔊
  • 5. I was in love with the eldest myself, but I was only a boy at Eton and she was twenty-four. 🔊
  • 6. On her right hand sat her eldest son, Thomas Bardy, a man of between fifty and sixty. 🔊
  • 7. The eldest son learnt from him love for Poland and fought in the Polish Rising of 1830. 🔊
  • 8. The eldest son of Milesius, King of Spain, in the legendary history of Ireland. 🔊
  • 9. The eldest daughter was an heiress of large expectations, and my proposals of marriage were favourably received. 🔊
  • 10. They all camped together at night, and in the morning the eldest prince went out in search of game. 🔊
  • 11. The eldest was like her mother, both in feature and disposition, while the youngest resembled her father. 🔊
  • 12. The two eldest met with many adventures on their travels, but the youngest saw the most wonderful sights of all. 🔊
  • 13. The eldest maiden put her head over the edge and looked all around, north and east and south and west. 🔊
  • 14. However, one day the eldest failed to return from the hunt, and in the morning the second brother went to look for him. 🔊
  • 15. In one of the apartments of the castle, the eldest Bardy and his son were engaged in earnest conversation. 🔊
  • 16. In the dead of winter, when food was scarce, a lean stranger came among them and stopped at the hut of the eldest brother. 🔊