from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Formed or made thin by hammering.
- adjective Worn by continuous use; familiar and much traveled.
- adjective Totally worn-out; exhausted.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Wrought upon by beating; formed or affected in any way by blows or percussion: as, beaten work (which see, below).
- Specifically Worn by beating or treading; much trodden; hence, common from frequent use or repetition; trite: as, to follow the beaten course of reasoning.
- Conquered; vanquished.
- Exhausted; worn out.
- Baffled, as by the difficulty of a task, intellectual or physical.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Made smooth by beating or treading; worn by use.
- adjective Vanquished; defeated; conquered; baffled.
- adjective Exhausted; tired out.
- adjective obsolete Become common or trite.
- adjective obsolete Tried; practiced.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective defeated
- adjective repeatedly struck
- adjective mixed by paddling with a wooden spoon or other implement
- verb Past participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective formed or made thin by hammering
- adjective much trodden and worn smooth or bare
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The sin of thoughtlessness shall be beaten with fewer stripes than the sin of deliberation, -- but it shall be _beaten_, and therefore it is _sin_.
"When you do not give her so much as a voice in her own house; when you allow her children to be trampled on, and beaten -- _beaten_, sir -- and she dare not interfere!
More important, they allowed the Magic to zone up on them defensively all series, with little fear of being beaten from the perimeter.
“‘With sandals beaten from the crowns of kings,’” Leo added, murmuring the words reverently, loving them with his lips as his lips formed them and uttered them.
Could have beeen calabacitas rellenas, but it might have been raíz de chayote relleno de queso: two slices of parboiled raíz de chayote with a slice of cheese inside; capeado (dipped in beaten egg batter) and fried.
They had a delicate flavor and firm, soft flesh, best eaten lightly fried in beaten egg with a squeeze of lemon juice.
I then dipped florets in beaten egg white, rolled them in the masala breadcrumbs and baked them as directed.
She dipped each filet in beaten egg white, then peppered flour, and lowered it onto the griddle.
Once again, four strange men are running rampant through my house, dressed in beaten denim jackets and pull-over wool caps.
Remove from heat, stir in beaten egg yolks and the grated coconut meat.