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Ear Definition

(n.) The organ of hearing; the external ear.

(n.) The sense of hearing; the perception of sounds; the power of discriminating between different tones; as, a nice ear for music; -- in the singular only.

(n.) That which resembles in shape or position the ear of an animal; any prominence or projection on an object, -- usually one for support or attachment; a lug; a handle; as, the ears of a tub, a skillet, or dish. The ears of a boat are outside kneepieces near the bow. See Illust. of Bell.

(n.) Same as Acroterium.

(n.) Same as Crossette.

(n.) Privilege of being kindly heard; favor; attention.

(v. t.) To take in with the ears; to hear.

(n.) The spike or head of any cereal (as, wheat, rye, barley, Indian corn, etc.), containing the kernels.

(v. i.) To put forth ears in growing; to form ears, as grain; as, this corn ears well.

(v. t.) To plow or till; to cultivate.