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Synonyms for eatable

fit to be eaten

Synonyms for eatable

any substance that can be used as food

suitable for use as food

References in classic literature ?
"See here," said Dorothy, determined to defend her pets, "I think we've treated you all pretty well, seeing you're eatables an' reg'lar food for us.
He had already eaten many during his numerous voyages, and he knew how to prepare the eatable substance.
For the moment, they were chattering with parrots of all colours, and grave cockatoos, who seemed to meditate upon some philosophical problem, whilst brilliant red lories passed like a piece of bunting carried away by the breeze, papuans, with the finest azure colours, and in all a variety of winged things most charming to behold, but few eatable.
Happy Ned proposed to return to this enchanting island the next day, for he wished to depopulate it of all the eatable quadrupeds.
The girl withdrew into a corner, while Miss Brass took a key from her pocket, and opening the safe, brought from it a dreary waste of cold potatoes, looking as eatable as Stonehenge.
The first house we entered, after a little difficulty with the window, was a small semi-detached villa, and I found nothing eatable left in the place but some mouldy cheese.
My stomach used to quail within me, in those times, when the tureen was taken off and the inevitable gravy-soup smell renewed its daily acquaintance with my nostrils, and warned me of the persistent eatable formalities that were certain to follow.
She sat down at the writing-table, and made out a list of eatable productions in the animal and vegetable world, in which every other word was underlined two or three times over.
There being nothing eatable within his reach, Oliver replied in the affirmative.
She was being helpful in her own way, with an extraordinary black bonnet on her head, a good mile off by that time, trying to discover in the village shops a piece of eatable cake.
And she managed to find something which looked eatable. That's all I know as I had no opportunity to observe the more intimate effects of that comestible.
Breakfast-time came at last, and this morning the porridge was not burnt; the quality was eatable, the quantity small.
Oh, we won't do that, sir; we'll take all the good eatable parts of it, and, if you'll let me, I'll cut him up just as well as the chairman of the honorable corporation of butchers of the city of London could do."
The police officials deployed on traffic duty near market ground turn of Sittara Market have started grabbing eatables from the citizens as bribe and extortion.
The police officials deployed on traffic duty near market ground turn of Sitara Market have started grabbing eatables from the citizens as bribe and extortion.