from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to consume completely.
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Gers, d'Artigoyte, another deputy, obliged some of the people under arrest to eat out of a manger. ”
Venders who peddled roasted chestnuts, sweet apples, and pies to eat out of hand confessed that nobody seemed to be buying up food to hoard against a seige.