- feed greedily
"The lions ravened the bodies"
- obtain or seize by violence
- The raven is as black as coal.
- The raven is regarded a bird of bad omen.
- Why is a raven like a writing-desk?
- To the crow family belong the raven, the rook and the magpie.
- Sometimes I ask myself, what a raven, with its decisive final presence, and its mournful persistent color , may have to say to the aged mountains.