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earing

noun ear·ing \ˈir-iŋ\

Definition of EARING

:  a line used to fasten a corner of a sail to the yard or gaff or to haul a reef cringle to the yard

Origin of EARING

perhaps from 1ear
First Known Use: 1626

Rhymes with EARING

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May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
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