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Origin of moth-eaten
OTHER WORDS FROM moth-eatenun·moth-eat·en, adjective
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How to use moth-eaten in a sentence
But the medical examiner reported that Brinsley had eaten nothing at all.
They had hoped the autopsy would show Brinsley had eaten something that would point them in the right direction.
It was forbidden to be eaten, and seen as having powers that beat back “demons and sorcerers” as well as “misfortune.”The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I happened upon yak butter tea, a traditional high-energy food eaten by Tibetans,” Asprey says.Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food|DailyBurn|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By nightfall, I had showered, eaten some soup that a friend brought me, and I slept in my room for 12 solid hours.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He silenced her with a gesture, and, leaving a piece of toast half-eaten on his plate, he got up and went into his study.Uncanny Tales|Various
He ate as many as he wanted and then, as he always felt sleepy after he had eaten, he thought he would lie down and have a nap.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Here Mr. Samuel Weller, who had silently eaten his oysters with tranquil smiles, cried “Hear!”The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
Clarence's papa said the candy had better be eaten by monkeys than by boys; but I doubt whether Clarence was of that opinion.