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Definition of Oldest

superlative form of old: most old | The oldest child in a family, or individual in a group.

Short Example Sentences for Oldest

  • 1. How old are your oldest grafts? 🔊
  • 2. I call at cottages, and lug oldest inhabitants to the poll. 🔊
  • 3. The oldest families disappear, the old parchments remain. 🔊
  • 4. He is now one of the oldest Lieutenant-Generals. 🔊
  • 5. Mary McSwiggins, the oldest girl, looked at him hopelessly. 🔊
  • 6. Mine is the oldest estate in England, Sir Simon. 🔊
  • 7. The oldest initials of state prisoners inscribed on its cells date to 1600. 🔊
  • 8. My brother Sam's oldest is down with it. 🔊
  • 9. They are favorably remembered in the oldest records of Europe. 🔊
  • 10. The oldest legislation of all is the code found in Exodus xx. 🔊
  • 11. But for the very oldest let me ask; Double its strength with years doth grow. 🔊
  • 12. In the next room are assembled the oldest pictures of the Dutch School. 🔊
  • 13. I'm thinkin' of makin' up to that oldest girl from Kansas and settlin' down. 🔊
  • 14. He was, according to all that is known of his father's family, the oldest son. 🔊

How to use Oldest in Sentences?

  • 1. She herself always got the toughest meat and the oldest birds for the highest prices. 🔊
  • 2. In this story we find proof that the oldest digging utensil was a sharpened stake. 🔊
  • 3. For that new technique the new composers went back to the oldest technique of all. 🔊
  • 4. Towards midnight a storm arose, the like of which the oldest men could not call to mind. 🔊
  • 5. The oldest boy, a burly fellow of fifteen, looked astonished and then sheepish. 🔊
  • 6. Of four vedas or collections of hymns, the Rigveda is the oldest and most interesting. 🔊
  • 7. The battery was one of the oldest and best in the army, and its "fire discipline" was superb. 🔊
  • 8. Rochester therefore claims to be the second, or at most the third oldest of English bishoprics. 🔊
  • 9. My travel in Switzerland, the oldest free state in the world, was very enjoyable. 🔊
  • 10. Our host has given me a rug of the oldest Persian pattern, on a white ground, very thin and fine. 🔊
  • 11. In the first place, I have a faithful friend in one of the oldest retainers at Schloss Marlanx. 🔊
  • 12. The firm of Norman Wentworth & Son was one of the oldest and best-known houses in the country. 🔊
  • 13. But this appearance was most vivid over the newest graves, while on the oldest it could not be perceived. 🔊
  • 14. As a direct result of their observations some thirteen or fourteen of the oldest men on the line were dropped from its service. 🔊
  • 15. They are closely interwoven with the oldest idols and oldest myths of the districts least open to foreign influence. 🔊
  • 16. As accountant serves the oldest royal official, according to the terms of the above cited royal provision. 🔊
  • 17. The bloom of youth had departed from their little cheeks, while in the eyes of the oldest an unnatural light burned. 🔊
  • 18. The oldest seemed not more than ten or twelve years old, while the younger ones could not be more than five or six. 🔊
  • 19. With her last breath she asked that the two youngest be kept together; she knew the oldest ones would have to be separated. 🔊
  • 20. The shafts second from the door on either side are carved with statues, two of the oldest in England. 🔊
  • 21. Suffice it to state that acetic acid, although the oldest general coagulant, still remains the best and safest at the present time. 🔊