earlap

noun
\ ˈi(ə)rˌlap, ˈiəˌ- \

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First Known Use of earlap

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for earlap

Middle English erelappe, from Old English ēarlæppa, from ēar- (from ēare ear) + læppa lap

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“Earlap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earlap. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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