Earlap
Earlap Ear"lap`, n. The lobe of the ear. [1913 Webster]

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  • earlap — [ir′lap΄] n. 1. EARFLAP 2. the ear lobe 3. the external ear …   English World dictionary

  • earlap — noun a) The ear lobe ...of boring the Earlap, which is performed in Germany, not merely for the purpose of inserting earrings, but as a method of counter irritation in ophthalmic diseases b) A flap connected headgear to protect the ear (against… …   Wiktionary

  • earlap — /ˈɪəlæp/ (say earlap) noun 1. earflap. 2. the lobe of the ear. 3. the whole external ear …   Australian English dictionary

  • earlap — /ear lap /, n. 1. earflap. 2. the lobe of the ear. 3. the whole external ear; pinna. [bef. 1000; ME erelappe, OE earlaeppa external ear. See EAR1, LAP1] * * * …   Universalium

  • earlap — n. lobe of an ear; pinna; one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • earlap — ear•lap [[t]ˈɪərˌlæp[/t]] n. clo earflap • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • earlap — noun one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm • Syn: ↑earflap • Hypernyms: ↑flap • Part Holonyms: ↑cap * * * ˈi(ə)rˌlap, ˈiəˌ noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • earflap — n. one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm. On some hats the earflaps may be adjusted or tied to the top of the hat, and lowered when needed in colder weather. Syn: earlap. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earflap — /ear flap /, n. either of a pair of flaps attached to a cap, for covering the ears in cold weather. Also called earlap. [1855 60; EAR1 + FLAP] * * * …   Universalium

  • ear lobe — noun The lower, exterior, fleshy, bulbous part of the human ear. Syn: earlap …   Wiktionary

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