eaten


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eat·en

 (ēt′n)
v.
Past participle of eat.
Translations

eaten

[ˈiːtən] pp of eateaten up adj
to be eaten up with sth (= consumed with) → être rongé(e) par qch, être dévoré(e) de qch
References in classic literature ?
Pinocchio had eaten the three pears, or rather devoured them.
But it is to escape being eaten and destroyed that we have secluded ourselves in this out-of-the-way place, and there is neither right nor justice in your coming here to feed upon us.
Nor should one ever eat without a seventeenth-century poet in an old yellow-leaved edition upon the table, not to be read, of course, any more than the flowers are to be eaten, but just to make music of association very softly to our thoughts.
Happen to be hungry, -- that's pretty good, when I haven't eaten for twenty-four hours
Also, that in Henry VIIIth's time, a certain cook of the court obtained a handsome reward for inventing an admirable sauce to be eaten with barbacued porpoises, which, you remember, are a species of whale.
The other portion killed and ate his own kind, or was killed and eaten by his own kind.
They say the white master's dog is to be eaten," he said in the Somo speech.
Raw beef, thus relished, is their nicest dish, and is eaten by them with the same appetite and pleasure as we eat the best partridges.
Mugambi from childhood had eaten no meat until it had been cooked, while Tarzan, on the other hand, had never tasted cooked food of any sort until he had grown almost to manhood, and only within the past three or four years had he eaten cooked meat.
My friends: I am not clever at speaking long words after dinner, like some men; and I have just eaten many fruits and much honey.
When the dog had eaten this too, the sparrow said to him,
But I've never eaten any, because my conscience tells me it is wrong.