What does earing mean?

Definitions for earingˈɪər ɪŋ

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  1. earing(Noun)

    A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; also called head earing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earing

    of Ear

  2. Earing(noun)

    a line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing

  3. Earing(noun)

    a line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; -- also called reef earing

  4. Earing(noun)

    a line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions

  5. Earing(noun)

    coming into ear, as corn

  6. Earing(noun)

    a plowing of land


  1. Earing

    In sailing, an earing is a small line used to fasten the corner of a sail to a spar or yard. In the Age of Sail, a position at the Weather Earing was considered a place of honor for the topmen, and on a merchant ship was the position of the second mate during reefing.

Anagrams for earing »

  1. anigre

  2. Regina

  3. regain

  4. gainer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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