Ear"ing, n. Naut. (a)

A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing

. (b)

A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; -- also called reef earing

. (c)

A line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions.

 

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Ear"ing, n.

Coming into ear, as corn.

 

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Ear"ing, n.

A plowing of land.

[Archaic]

Neither earing nor harvest. Gen. xlv. 6.

 

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