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Usage examples for eared

  1. The dog's- eared manuscript of the " History of Renaissance Morals," unpacked by Stenson and hid in its usual place on the writing- table. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  2. The people everywhere were open- eyed, open- eared, and open- mouthed in their welcome and eagerness to hear them. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  3. She need not have feared for her father's papers, her sister's dog's- eared Ollendorf, or her own sewing. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. The sound of Canello's flying hoofs would often rouse a long- eared jack- rabbit, who with long leaps would go bounding over the flowers, to disappear in the brush. – A-Birding on a Bronco by Florence A. Merriam
  5. A book, worn and dog- eared, lay near her on the grass. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  6. It was looking quite dog- eared and shabby! – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  7. Indeed, I am glad you find something interesting in those dog- eared old books. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  8. She had triumphed gloriously over everyone who had foretold her ruin through breaking up pasture; strong- minded farmers could scarcely bear to drive along that lap of the Brodnyx road which ran through Joanna's wheat, springing slim and strong and heavy- eared as from Lothian soil- if there had been another way from Brodnyx to Rye market they would have taken it; indeed it was rumoured that on one occasion Vine had gone by train from Appledore because he couldn't abear the sight of Joanna Godden's ploughs. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
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