Coming into ear, as corn.
A plowing of land.
A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; - also called head earing.
A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; - also called reef earing.
A ploughing of land.
A rope attached to the cringle of a sail, by which it is bent or reefed; a rope at the upper corner of a sail.
n. Ploughing; â€” growing, as corn Into ears:â€”a rope attached to the cringle of a sail by which it is bent or reefed.