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  • n. Plural form of earlap.


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  • "Get that out, Sparks," he said, and the operator turned swiftly to his instrument and fitted on his cap and "earlaps" again.

    Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's

  • He stroked the small skin earlaps caressingly with one hand, then spat upon his palm and fell to work again.

    Flamsted quarries

  • This complication may be prevented to a considerable extent by spraying the nose and throat frequently and by the patient's use of a nightcap with earlaps, if the room is not sufficiently warm.

    The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)

  • That hat on the man to the right is also typical, with earlaps which can be let down when it is cold.

    The Mount Everest Expedition

  • We were wholesome as apples to look at when we returned for bread and tea in the dusk; at least I remember my sister, with cheeks as red as a painted doll's under her close-clipped curls; and my little brother, rosy, too, and aristocratic-looking enough, in his little greatcoat tied with a red sash, and little fur cap with earlaps.

    The Promised Land

  • It was of fur, flat at the top, flat as a pie tin, with the moth-eaten earlaps turned up at the sides and looking exactly like small furry ears.

    The Friendly Road: New Adventures in Contentment

  • Martha looked at him sitting there, his collar turned up, his cap brim and earlaps covering two thirds of his face and his spectacles at least half of the remaining third, his mittened hands twitching nervously in his lap, and, in spite of her feelings, could not help smiling.

    Galusha the Magnificent

  • "Eh?" queried Galusha, peering out between the earlaps of his cap.

    Galusha the Magnificent

  • Goodness gracious, you weren't plannin 'to wear that old cap, earlaps and all, to Boston, were you?

    Galusha the Magnificent

  • Tanya Kovalchuk, weeping freely, petted him on the arm, and adjusted the drooping earlaps of his worn fur cap.

    Seven Who Were Hanged


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