- Of Eat
- (v. i.) To take food; to feed; especially, to take solid, in distinction from liquid, food; to board.
- (v. i.) To taste or relish; as, it eats like tender beef.
- (v. i.) To make one's way slowly.
- (v. t.) To chew and swallow as food; to devour; -- said especially of food not liquid; as, to eat bread.
- (v. t.) 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.