ate (part of speech: verb)
- " Did you ever hear of the good man of Salisbury who put his hand into my carriage to greet me, and was bitten for his pains? - "Oddsfish!", Robert Hugh Benson.
- I won't judge him; my mistress is bitten with the fear for the child, worse than ever. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- So fierce and bad- tempered had he become by this time, that even his wife carefully kept out of his way, and his little son had been terrified nearly to death ever since his father, in a sudden fit of passion, had turned on him and bitten him cruelly with his terrible teeth. - "Rataplan", Ellen Velvin.