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

First Known Use of earing

1762, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for earing

perhaps from ear entry 1

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