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Ear

Definition of ear:

part of speech: verb

To put forth ears, as corn.

part of speech: noun

The auditory organ; the various structures among invertebrates supposed to have an auditory function; the specialized tufts of hair or feathers which are close to, or similar to an external ear or pinna ; an ear- shaped structure ; the spike of any cereal.

part of speech: noun

EARED, having ears; EAR- LESS, wanting ears.

part of speech: noun

The organ of hearing; hearing; attention; a spike of corn.

part of speech: noun

A spike, as of corn.

part of speech: noun

The entire organ of hearing; the outer part of that organ; the sense of hearing, or delicate perception of sounds; as, he has an ear for music; attention; that part of a cereal plant containing the flowers and seeds; as, an ear of corn.

part of speech: verb

( obs.) To plough or till.

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