Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The common name of any shell of the family Haliotidæ; a sea-ear: so called from the shape.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) any of various large edible marine gastropod mollusks of the genus Haliotis, having a flattened ear-shaped shell with a pearly interior; -- called also sea-ear. See abalone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of ear shell.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior

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  • In paradise every the desert wind is rising third thought in hell there are no thoughts is of earth sand screams against your government issued tent hell's noise in your nostrils crawl into your ear-shell wrap yourself in no-thought wait no place for the little lyric wedding-ring glint the reason why on earth they never told you

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  • In paradise every the desert wind is rising third thought in hell there are no thoughts is of earth sand screams against your government issued tent hell's noise in your nostrils crawl into your ear-shell wrap yourself in no-thought wait no place for the little lyric wedding-ring glint the reason why on earth they never told you

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