Associations to the word «Earing»

Wiktionary

EARING, noun. (nautical) A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; also called head earing.
EARING, noun. (nautical) A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; also called reef earing.
EARING, noun. (nautical) A line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions.
EARING, noun. (archaic) A ploughing of land.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche