A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ERODE

Sun, 31 Oct '21
Gradually wear away
Tue, 7 Sep '21
Wash away gradually
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Gradually diminish
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Cut into
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Gradually wear away, as soil
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Wear down bit by bit
Fri, 23 Apr '21
Wear