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Usage examples for Earing

  1. It's a hard life, the sea, and Sam here'll bear me out when I say that bein' hit on the head with a belayin' pin while tryin' to pick up the weather earing is an experience that no man wants twice. – The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay
  2. Springtime and the sowing of the corn are full of delight, yet I look forward eagerly to the earing of the corn and the fall of the leaf." – The Princess Pocahontas by Virginia Watson
  3. Asking nothing by word or look, he proved himself under her eyes- first on deck; first in the rigging; the best man at a weather- earing; the best at the wheel; quick, obedient, intelligent, and respectful, winning the admiration of his mates, the jealous ill will of the officers, but no sign of interest or approval from her until to- night- the ninety- second day of the passage. – "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson
  4. " I am very sure you didn't," Farrar returned, as he hauled out a reef earing. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. There is the prospect of a breeze coming in from the sea, Mr Earing; we will get our topsails to the mast- heads again, and be in readiness for it. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  6. For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  7. For several days we made tolerably fair progress, but on the 2nd of December a gale of wind sprang up, and carried away our jury- main- topmast and top- yard, and split the sail from clew to earing. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. Earing faced his Commander in silence, perfectly conscious that nothing he could utter contained an argument like this. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  9. 15. An ordinary reader of our time cannot without assistance fully understand these passages, because the words " earing," " leasing," and " let" convey to his mind either no idea at all or a wrong idea. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  10. In the mean time, Earing proceeded steadily to perform what he had just promised. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  11. By heavens, Earing, I'll drive the 'Caroline' out of water but I'll leave him!" – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  12. Then he made a village and taking up his abode therein, applied himself to serving one there in earing and seeding and the like. – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  13. Ah I may never such for me O'er- fertile prove, or make too stout a show At the first earing! – The Georgics by Virgil
  14. There has existed but one occasion for introducing to the reader the mate who filled the station in the ship next to that of Earing. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
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