from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. See earring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ear-ring or ear-drop.
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Isabella recognized the pretty woman who had taken her earbob as she raced up to Isabella and spat at her.
She tucked it behind her ear, grazing her golden, rose-shaped earbob, and continued to drink in the beauty surrounding her.
“Mahwah,” she said, and placed the earbob into a small leather pouch back at her waist.
She reached up to bat both hands against his earbob, making it gently swing.
She was pondering that, when the pretty woman who had taken her earbob sidled up to Wusamequin.
Holly felt faint as blackness inked across her focus of the tiny earbob.
While employed in dirt and drudgery, some tag of a ribbon, some ring, or bit of bracelet, earbob or necklace, or something of that kind, will show that the desire of pleasing is never suspended in them.
Then the pretty one yanked hard on Isabella’s rose-shaped earbob.
The little female smiled at Isabella and got to her feet, standing on tiptoe to grab at Wusamequin’s earbob.
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