meaning of ear

1. The organ of hearing; the external ear.
The sense of hearing; the perception of sounds; the power of discriminating between different tones; as, a nice ear for music; -- in the singular only.
That which resembles in shape or position the ear of an animal; any prominence or projection on an object, -- usually one for support or attachment; a lug; a handle; as, the ears of a tub, a skillet, or dish. The ears of a boat are outside kneepieces near the bow. See Illust. of Bell.
Same as Acroterium.
Same as Crossette.
Privilege of being kindly heard; favor; attention.
To take in with the ears; to hear.
The spike or head of any cereal (as, wheat, rye, barley, Indian corn, etc. ), containing the kernels.
To put forth ears in growing; to form ears, as grain; as, this corn ears well.
To plow or till; to cultivate.
the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium

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