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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fastener consisting of a metal circle for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines.

Usage examples (5)
  • An active young topman, whom Charles had seen just before laughing and joking with his shipmates, was on the lee-yardarm; while, with earing in hand, he was passing the point...
  • Each earing to its cringle first they bend, 330
  • Each a cringle just to hear them.
  • "Each earing to its cringle first they bend -- for more
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