Definition of "oaten" [oat•en]

  • Of, made of, or containing oats, oatmeal, or oat straw: oaten fodder. (adjective)

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Use "oaten" in a sentence
  • "The sun had far descended, and I still sat on the shore, satisfying my appetite, which had become ravenous, with an oaten cake, when I saw a fishing-boat land close to me, and one of the men brought me a packet; it contained letters from"
  • "The sun had far descended, and I still sat on the shore, satisfying my appetite, which had become ravenous, with an oaten cake, when I saw a fishing-boat land close to me, and one of the men brought me a packet; it contained letters from Geneva, and one from Clerval, entreating me to join him."
  • "A heavy oaten aroma drifted up from the Guinness brewery, wrapping itself about the laneways of his youth."
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