['iːtən] or [itn]
(p. p.) of Eat
- I had never liked Sir Percival, but the manner in which he left Lady Glyde made me feel ashamed of having eaten his bread and lived in his service. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- Take at one dose at 10 o’clock in the morning, having eaten no breakfast and having taken a full dose of Rochelle salts the previous night. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- The milk sipped and the bread eaten, Fanny was again summoned. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- After I had eaten I was greatly invigorated, but feeling the need of rest I stretched out upon the silks and was soon asleep. Edgar Rice Burroughs. A Princess of Mars.
- The worms have eaten the cloth a good deal--there's the stain which Sir Pitt--ha! William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- Round two sides of it, the sides nearest to the interior of the church, ran heavy wooden presses, worm-eaten and gaping with age. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- From that day to this we have eaten roasted pork. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- It was cooked and eaten by several persons, who said it was quite fresh and good, and had the flavor of fresh turtle. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- If the contents of the silo heat up to different degrees in different places we cannot expect them to be uniform in quality, though all will be eaten by the stock. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Have you eaten enough, Tenente? Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- A greater quantity of some things may be eaten than of others, some being of lighter digestion than others. Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin.
- All broken, and worm-eaten, and crumbling to dust at the edges. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- No one has eaten. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- You ought to suffer; but you have eaten with me, and I have given you my faith, which must not be broken. Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin.
- Other rocks, like limestone, are so readily soluble in water that from the small pores and cavities eaten out by the water, there may develop in long centuries, caves and caverns (Fig. 30). Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- I had eaten with relish: the food was good--void of the feverish flavour which had hitherto poisoned what I had swallowed. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- Drunk as he'd brewed, eaten as he'd baked. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- If a man has just eaten, or if he is well fed generally and the opportunity to hear music is a rarity, he will probably prefer the music to eating. John Dewey. Democracy and Education.
- It is unlucky to travel where your path is crossed by a monk, a hare, or a howling dog, until you have eaten your next meal. Walter Scott. Ivanhoe.
- I thought of the black-beetles, the old boxes, the worm-eaten bureau. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- I believe the bastards have eaten already, Piani said. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- But she never gave it up until the Spanish soldiers had eaten up all the cats. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- She picked up the iron plate they had eaten from and the four forks. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- And then, when I have eaten and drunk with you, go with me as far as the finger-post, dear Joe and Biddy, before we say good-bye! Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- A matinee for the little folks is promised for this afternoon, on which occasion several martyrs will be eaten by the tigers. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- You have eaten, said Pablo. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- That apple-peel is to be eaten by the pigs, Ben; if you eat it, I must give them your piece of pasty. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- In this exercise the afternoon passed: day began to glide into eveningand I, who had eaten nothing since breakfast, grew excessively hungry. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- If something is eaten which causes vomiting, the muscles work the other way and force the matter from the stomach. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- This stand, as well as the floor, was almost eaten through by the destructive action of the powerful acid. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.