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1. An earring, especially one with a pendant.
2. eardrops Liquid medicine administered into the ear.
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(Jewellery) a pendant earring
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an earring with a pendant.
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Noun1.eardrop - an earring with a pendant ornamenteardrop - an earring with a pendant ornament  
earring - jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe
pendant, pendent - an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)
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Rachel Lynde lived just where the Avonlea main road dipped down into a little hollow, fringed with alders and ladies' eardrops and traversed by a brook that had its source away back in the woods of the old Cuthbert place; it was reputed to be an intricate, headlong brook in its earlier course through those woods, with dark secrets of pool and cascade; but by the time it reached Lynde's Hollow it was a quiet, well-conducted little stream, for not even a brook could run past Mrs.
Topical ciprofloxacin eardrop (Siprogut; Bilim, Istanbul, Turkey) was prophylactically administered to the patient.
To further stack the deck in your favor, make a point to follow eardrop sessions with one of your dog's favorite activities such as mealtime, a walk, or a rousing game of tug or fetch.
The physician noted that there were three antibiotics that might help, but none were available in an eardrop formulation, so Chris created one.
The primary outcome measure--treatment failure, defined as the presence of otorrhea in one or both ears at 2 weeks--occurred in 5% of the eardrop group, 44% of the oral antibiotic group, and 55% of the observation-only group, the investigators said (N.
Fuchsia genii is very hardy and has bright gold leaves through the growing season, contrasting well with the slender, red and royal purple 'Lady's Eardrop' flowers that appear in summer and autumn.
A recent study found that a popular over-the-counter eardrop designed to soften earwax is toxic to cells in the ear.
"As they discuss their affairs, jinn spirits manage to eardrop but send only part of what they hear as they cannot hear everything, as a result their information is not completely accurate," he said.
The pendulous eardrop shapes of the fuchsia form the basis of a stunning wall hanging designed and painstakingly made by student Christine Jones.
When told it was his turn, he would instruct an apprentice to pee into a small eardrop phial and, at the vital moment, he would angrily accuse the supervising official of taking an unnatural interest ("Are you gay?").
Ofloxacin eardrop treatment for active chronic suppurative otitis media: Prospective randomized study.