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ear piercing

n
(Jewellery) the making of a hole in the lobe of an ear, using a sterilized needle, so that an earring may be worn fastened in the hole
adj
another word for ear-splitting
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competes in a growing ear piercing category as a supplier of a patented, government approved ear piercing system, as well as a range of sterilized, allergy free, fashionable earrings and studs.
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