Earing

Ear'ing noun (Nautical) (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 t...
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Earing

Ear'ing noun Coming into ear, as corn.
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Earing

Ear'ing noun A plowing of land. [ Archaic] « Neither earing nor harvest.» Gen. xlv. 6.
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Earing

• (n.) Coming into ear, as corn. • (n.) A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ear • (n.) A line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions. • (n.) A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; -- also called reef eari...
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Earing

Earing was old slang for ploughing.
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Earing

Earing was old slang for ploughing.
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Earing

In sailing, an earing is a small line (rope) used to fasten the corner of a sail to a spar or yard. In the Age of Sail, a position at the Weather Earing (the earing at the windward side of the ship) was considered a place of honor for the topmen, and on a merchant ship was the position of the second mate during reefing. ...
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Earing

In nautical terminology, an earing is any of the small ropes used to fasten the upper corners of a square sail to its yard.
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earing

line for fastening corner of a sail to the gaff or yard
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earing

line for fastening corner of a sail to the gaff or yard
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