A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ATE

Thu, 2 Dec '21
Consumed
Sat, 23 Oct '21
___ and ran
Wed, 6 Oct '21
Consumed
Fri, 1 Oct '21
Put away
Sat, 28 Aug '21
Put away
Thu, 26 Aug '21
Absorbed, as a loss
Sun, 8 Aug '21
Noshed on
Thu, 8 Jul '21
Eroded, with "away"
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Supped
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Put away some groceries?
Tue, 1 Jun '21
Broke bread
Wed, 17 Mar '21
Consumed
Tue, 16 Mar '21
Broke a fast
Mon, 1 Mar '21
Partook of a meal
Tue, 9 Feb '21
Ingested