from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small ear.
  • noun An ear-ring.
  • noun In botany, an auricle, as in certain foliose Hepaticæ.

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

  • noun obsolete An earring.

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

  • noun obsolete Earring.


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  • What's more, it comes across quite clearly that Kenny Everett was a very likeable and unique human being whose ego was practically none-existent unlike some around today who are endlessly dogged in their pursuit of a thick earlet.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • This Bat generally sleeps during the day under the roofs of houses and in church towers, and when sleeping its long ears are carefully stowed away under the folded wings, but the earlet or inner lobe of the ear still projects, so that the creature appears to have a pair of short-pointed ears.

    A Book of Natural History Young Folks' Library Volume XIV.

  • Ever a Door was endow'd either with earlet or tongue.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus


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