Definition of 'oat'
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Try substituting some of the flour for rolled porridge oats and adding some mixed spice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When fish are allowed to sow their wild oats they sow them far and wide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Oats and barley will deliver the magnesium that the brain needs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But porridge made from rolled oats is filling and lowers cholesterol. The Sun (2014)There is also a wild oat that is common in some places. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That was how my wild oats project was born. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Till he sowed his wild oats. The Sun (2016)Talk about sowing your wild oats! FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)He's so young he should be out sowing his wild oats. The Sun (2011)Go sow some wild oats - whole plantations. Times, Sunday Times (2006)THE wild oats project ended one year to the day after it began. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Use large, rolled oats that hold up better to soaking than the smaller kind used for instant porridge. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Power porridge Make your own porridge with whole rolled oats and 200ml of soya or rice milk. The Sun (2011)Add the rolled oats, stir, then spread on top of the fruit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You sow your wild oats but then you have that conversation: 'Have you had enough? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their diet was simple but wholesome, based on barley and oats, with just enough vegetables and dairy products. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These still involved the keeping of livestock, but also the growing of cereals such as wheat, oats and barley. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)People lived by raising cattle, sheep and goats, and maintaining tiny plots of land for growing stands of oat and barley. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)
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