from The Century Dictionary.

  • Shriveled; sickly.


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  • Next thing I knew, we were on the scenic route back to Modica where Welshcakes mercilessly, with cocktail sticks, punctured a chicken she’d rolled and stuffed and another sumptuous repast is sitting in the pan ready to be deep ovened as I write and sip.

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  • He was a baker, a man of ovened heat and smelly yeast.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • He could remember the time spent in that same shop and the brick-walled, brick-floored, brick-ovened room behind it.

    Flamsted quarries

  • The right wall (our right as we look at it) is occupied by a huge built-in dresser, sink, and coal bunker, the left wall by a high-manteled, ovened, and boilered fireplace, the recess on either side of which contains a low painted cupboard.

    The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays

  • (ovened), followed by chocolate sponge pudding out of a tin, which I'll pretend I'm only going to eat half of, and then do the lot.

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