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seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as 'oats')

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I was ordered to speak the few words I understood; and while they were at dinner, the master taught me the names for oats, milk, fire, water, and some others, which I could readily pronounce after him, having from my youth a great facility in learning languages.
I was about to speak further, when I observed the wild oats near the place of the disturbance moving in the most inexplicable way.
All sounds had ceased, but with a feeling of such terror as even these awful events had not inspired I now saw again the mysterious movement of the wild oats, prolonging itself from the trampled area about the prostrate man toward the edge of a wood.
Next came the saddle, but that was not half so bad; my master put it on my back very gently, while old Daniel held my head; he then made the girths fast under my body, patting and talking to me all the time; then I had a few oats, then a little leading about; and this he did every day till I began to look for the oats and the saddle.
Levin knew very well that "a touch of mildew" meant that his English seed oats were already ruined.
It would trot and prance, perhaps; but it wouldn't eat oats," replied the boy, laughing at the idea.
We have no whole oats," the Steward replied, with much deference.
Outcome of this study suggest that mixing Egyptian clover with oat resulted in definite advantage in terms of more DM yield production.
Oatmeal is chiefly eaten as porridge, but may also be used in a variety of baked goods such as oatcakes, oatmeal cookies, and oat bread.
Try oatcakes and a piece of fruit for a snack and oat bread and lean meat for a food sandwich at lunchtime.
START your week with a FREE 500g pack of delicious and healthy Mornflake Superfast porridge oats.
We've all heard about the cholesterol-lowering, immune-boosting properties of oat bran.
Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods has expanded its gluten-free line of all-natural and organic flours, cereals, meals and mixes with gluten-free steel-cut oats and rolled oats.
Created by blending crispy oat clusters, fruit juices, real fruit pieces and natural rose petals, Oat Classics offers a healthy breakfast choice.
The oats are 100 per cent wholegrain and each serving contains 30 per cent of the 3g soluble oat fibre required per day to help maintain a healthy heart.