Burnt ear

a black, powdery fungus which destroys grain. See Smut.

See also: Burnt

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And when Pat started talking to the boy about his burnt ear and reassuring him how doctors would repair it, the youngster looked lost for words and ready to burst into tears.
Vet John Buxton said yesterday Toby faces further surgery to repair his badly burnt ears.
MILLIE the moggy was recovering yesterday after having her sun- burnt ears amputated.
They may not be the height of fashion, but burnt ears and forehead aren't funny.