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earplug

noun ear·plug \-ˌpləg\

: a piece of soft material that you put in your ear to keep out water, noise, etc.

Full Definition of EARPLUG

1
:  an ornament inserted in the lobe of the ear especially to distend it
2
:  a device of pliable material for insertion into the outer opening of the ear (as to keep out water or deaden sound)

First Known Use of EARPLUG

1904
Medical Dictionary

earplug

noun ear·plug \-ˌpləg\

Medical Definition of EARPLUG

:  a device of pliable material for insertion into the outer opening of the ear (as to keep out water or deaden sound)

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