elder[ el-der ]SEE DEFINITION OF elder
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELDER
The elder Milbrey, too, had met her at his son's suggestion.
Well, it might be—why had he not selected an elder member of the Church?
The young girl shrank from the effort, but the elder lady was inflexible.
He was the head of the school when I, the elder, was a lout in the lower fourth.
As to your question, Why your elder sister may not be first provided for?
"Sir Stephen is my elder brother, and I am Arthur, the second son," said the youth.
For one second she looked at the elder of them, then at the younger.
It was a pause in Janet's labors that gave the elder first warning of an intruder on his peace.
Again the elder blew a reflective cloud over the merits of the question.
He even treated Joseph as if he himself were the elder, and Joseph the younger brother.