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Sample sentences for the GRE study word oatmeal

oatmeal can be used as a noun

1.Joseph was bending over the fire, peering into a large pan that swung above it and a wooden bowl of oatmeal stood on the settle close by. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
2.She began to assist the water with a slim oatmeal diet and blister-plasters. - from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
3.The soil was barren, scarcely affording pasture for a few miserable cows, and oatmeal for its inhabitants, which consisted of five persons, whose gaunt and scraggy limbs gave tokens of their miserable fare. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.Those homely recipes are often the best strawberries for the teeth nettles and rainwater oatmeal they say steeped in buttermilk. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.When their master has occasion for their labour, he gives them, besides, two pecks of oatmeal a-week, worth about sixteen pence sterling. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
6.In some parts of Lancashire, it is pretended, I have been told, that bread of oatmeal is a heartier food for labouring people than wheaten bread, and I have frequently heard the same doctrine held in Scotland. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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