Usage examples for elders

  1. Philip at first was silent, but when Alexander repeated this remark several times, and seemed greatly distressed, he said, " Do you blame your elders as if you knew more than they, or were better able to manage a horse?" – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  2. Under these circumstances, conversation between the elders is not easy, nor is there much of it. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  3. It seems a later addition to the text when many of the elders had died. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith