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eldest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheldestel‧dest /ˈeldɪst/ ●●○ adjective especially British English  the eldest of a group of people, especially brothers and sisters, is the one who was born firstoldeldest son/daughter/brother/child etc My eldest daughter is 17. He was the eldest of six children.
Examples from the Corpus
eldestA week later villagers found the corpse of his eldest daughter, 12, by the creek.Rosie was the eldest of our four daughters.When Jesse died, Delbert was four years old and his eldest sister was twenty-one.I shared a bedroom with my eldest sister.Their eldest son, Howard, is an administrator at Castle Park High School.It implied, first, primogeniture amongst males, i.e. inheritance by the eldest son, if there was one.The couple's eldest son lived for only a few hours.The last time she told the story she liked to tell about the eldest was when Carla got married.eldest son/daughter/brother/child etcA week later villagers found the corpse of his eldest daughter, 12, by the creek.But then he had been wrong about his eldest son.He also served as the steward of the estates and affairs of Sitamun, the king's eldest daughter.Inheritable property has still tended to go to the eldest son.He was the eldest son, his two brothers having been killed in the Great War.It implied, first, primogeniture amongst males, i.e. inheritance by the eldest son, if there was one.In the years that followed, Mary's eldest daughter went to Bible college to train for the mission field.If only his eldest sons wouldn't smoke.
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