Definition of Earlap

1. Noun. One of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm.

Exact synonyms: Earflap
Group relationships: Cap
Generic synonyms: Flap



Definition of Earlap

1. n. The lobe of the ear.

Definition of Earlap

1. Noun. (archaic) The ear lobe ¹

2. Noun. A flap connected to headgear to protect the ear (against the cold, or physical harm); an earflap ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Earlap

1. an earflap [n -S] - See also: earflap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earlap

eares
earflap
earflaps
earful
earfuls
eargasm
eargasmic
eargasms
earhole
earholes
earing
earings
earl
earl marshal
earlandite
earlap (current term)
earlaps
earldom
earldoms
earldorman
earldormen
earlduck
earleaved umbrella tree
earles
earles penny
earless
earless lizard
earless seal
earless seals
earlessness

Literary usage of Earlap

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1. The American Journal of Homœopathic Materia Medica (1869)
"In right and left, ear stinging, 89; earlap itching, 178; in left ear stinging, Si); drawing from mastoid process to forehead. 104; pimple in face, 225; ..."

2. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... earlap), palmate, with supplementary lobes at the base ; peda'ti- nerved, peda'liner vie ..."

3. Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan in the Years by Laurence Oliphant (1859)
"... in that case, would be to affect to be deaf to it (lit. to be as though the earlap stopped the ear); personal intercourse would then become impossible ..."

4. Buddhist Art in India by Albert Grünwedel (1901)
"... which, being thrust into the earlap hang down over its edge."1 These floral adornments varied according to the seasons. ..."

5. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1904)
"It is often hard to say whether a sort of " earlap," appearing below, is part of one undivided cap, or of a lower cap joined to the upper, or of a separate ..."

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