Eat

Eat

, v. i. 1. To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board.
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He did eat continually at the king's table.
2 Sam. ix. 13.
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2. To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.
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3. To make one's way slowly.
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To eat, To eat in or To eat into, to make way by corrosion; to gnaw; to consume. "A sword laid by, which eats into itself." Byron. -- To eat to windward (Naut.), to keep the course when closehauled with but little steering; -- said of a vessel.
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