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Definition: To eat of
([=e]t), v. t. [imp. Ate
([=a]t; 277), Obsolescent &
([e^]t); p. p. Eaten
([=e]t"'n), Obs. or
([e^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. Eating
.] [OE. eten,
AS. etan; akin to OS. etan, OFries. eta, D. eten, OHG. ezzan,
G. essen, Icel. eta, Sw. ["a]ta, Dan. [ae]de, Goth. itan, Ir.
& Gael. ith, W. ysu, L. edere, Gr. 'e`dein, Skr. ad. [root]6.
to rub, Edible
1. To chew and swallow as food; to devour; -- said especially
of food not liquid; as, to eat bread. “To eat grass as
--Dan. iv. 25.
They . . . ate the sacrifices of the dead. --Ps.
The lean . . . did eat up the first seven fat kine.
The lion had not eaten the carcass. --1 Kings
With stories told of many a feat,
How fairy Mab the junkets eat. --Milton.
The island princes overbold
Have eat our substance. --Tennyson.
His wretched estate is eaten up with mortgages.
2. To corrode, as metal, by rust; to consume the flesh, as a
cancer; to waste or wear away; to destroy gradually; to
cause to disappear.
To eat humble pie
. See under Humble
To eat of
(partitive use). “Eat of the bread that can not
To eat one's words
, to retract what one has said. (See the
Citation under Blurt
To eat out
, to consume completely. “Eat out the heart and
comfort of it.”
To eat the wind out of a vessel
(Naut.), to gain slowly to
windward of her.
Syn: To consume; devour; gnaw; corrode.