* , et alia, et aliae, et alii, et alios
* et alibi
(colloquial, or, dialectal) (eat)
* 1896: Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Tom Sawyer, Detective [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=/texts/english/modeng/publicsearch/modengpub.o2w&act=text&offset=638956722&textreg=2&query=+he+et&id=TwaDete]
* 1907: O. Henry, Seats of the Haughty [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Seats_of_the_Haughty]
- Well, the man was astonished, of course; and first off he looked like he didn't know whether to be scared, or glad, or both, or which, but finally he settled down to being glad; and then his color come back, though at first his face had turned pretty white. So we got to talking together while he et his breakfast.
* 1919: Bess Streeter Aldrich,
- 'Boss,' says the cabby, 'I et a steak in that restaurant once. If you're real hungry, I advise you to try the saddle-shops first.'
A Long-Distance Call From Jim
* 1937 , J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit :
- Well, I don't care if he does! I can remember the time when he et a good old-fashioned supper. And it's awful silly to call it dinner. 'Breakfast, dinner and supper, created He them.' I believe I could find them very words in the Bible if I set out to hunt.
* 18 February 1946 , Life'' magazine:
- Yer can't expect folk to stop here for ever just to be et by you and Bert.
* 1996 , Dana Lyons, "Cows with Guns":
- It must have been somethin’ I et !
* 2001 , Richard Williams, The Animator's Survival Kit , page 220:
- They eat to grow, grow to die / Die to be et at the hamburger fry
- Something I et ?
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at (l).
(obsolete) Grace; favour.
* 2010 , Julie Turjoman, Brave New Knits (page 49)
- Work sleeve, sl raglan marker, work in ribbing as est to cable marker
(Erhard Seminars Training), a course intended to promote satisfaction with life in the present moment, as opposed to strivings to attain it.