crop-eared
adjective Date: 1530 having the ears cropped

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  • Crop-eared — (kr?p ?rd ), a. Having the ears cropped. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crop-eared — crop′ eared adj. having the ears cropped • Etymology: 1520–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • crop-eared — [kräp′ird΄] adj. having the ears cropped …   English World dictionary

  • crop-eared — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : having the ears cropped a crop eared horse 2. : having the hair cropped so that the ears are conspicuous used especially of the English Puritans …   Useful english dictionary

  • crop-eared — /krop eard /, adj. 1. having the ears cropped. 2. having the hair cropped short, so that the ears are conspicuous. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • crop eared — adj. with the ears cropped; having extremely short hair that the ears show …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crop-eared — adjective historical 1》 having the tops of the ears cut off. 2》 (especially of a Roundhead in the English Civil War) having the hair cut very short …   English new terms dictionary

  • crop-eared — /ˈkrɒp ɪəd/ (say krop eard) adjective 1. having the ears cropped. 2. having the hair cropped short, so that the ears are conspicuous …   Australian English dictionary

  • crop — n. & v. n. 1 a the produce of cultivated plants, esp. cereals. b the season s total yield of this (a good crop). 2 a group or an amount produced or appearing at one time (this year s crop of students). 3 (in full hunting crop) the stock or handle …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog eared — Synonyms and related words: auriculate, bare, big eared, creased, crimped, crop eared, deep worn, doubled, ear minded, eared, flexible, flop eared, flounced, fluted, foldable, folded, folding, gathered, long eared, lop eared, mouse eared, plaited …   Moby Thesaurus

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