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Definition of "gnawn" [gnawn]

  • Past participle of gnaw (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gnawn" in a sentence
  • "Morrice, ashamed of his exploit, and frightened by the looks of Mr Monckton, made an apology with the utmost humility, and hurried away: and Mr Monckton, hopeless of any better fortune, soon did the same, gnawn with a cruel discontent which he did not dare avow, and longing. to revenge himself upon Morrice, even by personal chastisement."
  • "The bones of the cutlets were decorated with pink frills – and yesterday he had gnawn ham from the bone!"
  • "My bed shall be abused, my coffers ransacked, my reputation gnawn at; and I shall not only receive this villanous wrong, but stand under the adoption of abominable terms, and by him that does me this wrong."
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