Definitions for "Elder"
A person who, on account of his age, occupies the office of ruler or judge; hence, a person occupying any office appropriate to such as have the experience and dignity which age confers; as, the elders of Israel; the elders of the synagogue; the elders in the apostolic church.
A clergyman authorized to administer all the sacraments; as, a traveling elder.
Oversees operations of the church and its functions. Someone who has been a pagan for a long time.
Older; more aged, or existing longer.
Born before another; prior in years; senior; earlier; older; as, his elder brother died in infancy; -- opposed to younger, and now commonly applied to a son, daughter, child, brother, etc.
One who is older; a superior in age; a senior.
A genus of shrubs (Sambucus) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries.
A quick growing shrub (Sambucus) which has massses of white flowers in summer which can be used for making wine and black berries in autumn which are used for pies jams etc.
any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
a servant and the finest example of the kind of life Yahweh expects in all His people
a servant of the flock and the Old Testamen sternly warns against human shepherds who most often feed on the lambs and muddy the water of the Word with their big feet
Usually this means an initiate of the Craft of advanced degree. Often a 3rd degree Wiccan becomes designated as an elder one to three years following the 3rd degree initiation. (Editorial note: Our Lady of the Earth and Sky prefers the term elder to refer to the Crones and Sages of our community who have earned their grey hair in service to the God/dess and their Craft. Elderhood is a politicized designation in the Western Washington Community.)
A Druid sacred tree. Sacred to the Celtic White Lady and the Summer Solstice. The Druids used it both to bless and curse. Elder wands drive out evil and negativity. Standing under and elder tree at Midsummer, like standing in a ring of Faery Mushrooms, will help you see the Little People.
An elder in a coven usually is a person who has obtained a degree of skill in the tradition, but may not serve in the position of High Priest or Priestess. This person may have obtained their skill by education, training, apprentiship, or experience.
a person who has more experience
a priest of God and a minister of the mysteries of God
a gamester who, by virtue of years of play, love of the Game, knowledge of precedent and demonstrated understanding, is consulted regarding difficult Game decisions.
a person in whom dwell truth, virtue, non-violence, and restraint
Keywords:  leonine, healer, tribe, magic, serves
a Leonine who practices magic and serves as healer for the tribe
Keywords:  laughter, tub, restrains, bath
a bath-tub, it restrains laughter
Keywords:  ctg, elected, founders, admin, council
a top-level admin who was selected (or elected) to participate in the decision-making process
One of the founders of the CTG; alternately, one who has been elected to the CTG Council of Elders.
A group within the ruling classes of ancient Israel. Elders were prominent citizens, probably the leading members of the leading families.
a game official whose duties include rules adjudication, settling disputes, and giving adventure information to characters.
A person who has been active in the vampyre community. for a lengthy interval, and who shares their knowledge with others.
In my adopted heritage (Chahta), an Elder is one who has reached a place of authority and responsibility.
an educational psychologist, President for the Foundation for Critical Thinking, and Executive Director of the Center for Critical Thinking
An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a predecessor.
Generally someone who is over age 75
a person who is still growing, still a learner, still with potential, and whose life continues to have within it, promise for and connection to the future
Keywords:  appendix, segment, user, see
User segment, see appendix
Keywords:  description, title
a description, not a title