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Definitions of ear:

part of speech: verb transitive

( obs.) To plough or till.

part of speech: verb

To form ears, as corn.

part of speech: noun

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

part of speech: noun

The organ of hearing; the power or faculty of readily distinguishing musical sounds; attention; heed; regard.

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: noun

The head or top part of corn containing seeds.

part of speech: noun

A spike, as of corn.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To put forth ears, as corn.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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