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  • v. To gnaw in pieces; eat up.

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From Middle English forgnawen, forgnaȝen, from Old English forgnagan ("to eat up"), equivalent to for- +‎ gnaw.

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  • (Obsolete) To gnaw in pieces, eat up; lit. and fig.

    September 30, 2008