Lobe of the ear

the soft, fleshy prominence in which the human ear terminates below, also called the earlobe. See. Illust. of Ear.

See also: Lobe

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It occurs exclusively on hairy skin, usually above a line from the lobe of the ear to the corner of the mouth.
Of the casting process, he said, "It was about an hour before the mold was ready to be removed, and being all in one piece, with both ears perfectly taken, it clung pretty hard, as the cheek-bones were higher than the jaws at the lobe of the ear. He bent his head low and took hold of the mold, and gradually worked it off without breaking or injury; it hurt a little, as a few hairs of the tender temples pulled out with the plaster and made his eyes water." Though Lincoln said the process was "anything but agreeable," he endured it with good humor and was pleased with the completed sculpture, declaring it to be "the animal himself."