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A flap attached to a cap that may be turned down to cover the ears. Also called earlap.
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: earlap either of two pieces of fabric or fur attached to a cap, which can be let down to keep the ears warm
2. (Zoology) zoology a small flap of skin forming the pinna of such animals as seals
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a flap attached to a cap, for covering the ear in cold weather.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earflap - one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warmearflap - one of two flaps attached to a cap to keep the ears warm
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
flap - any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
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[ˈɪəflæp] Norejera f
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For the outer earflap pattern, use the liner earflap pattern and make it 1/4 inch taller.
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By now they wanted to enter the front room in order to announce their presence politely with a loud "Good day," but what they saw there...A man in a hat with earflaps approached Hanemann; the untied strings of his hat hung down both sides of his dark, dampish face, and with a lazy, crooked movement he punched Hanemann in the chest with his wool-gloved hand.
Capacity is about 15 guests and management provides fur coats and Russian-style caps with earflaps. There they can taste five house-infused flavors or choose from 45 different bottles of vodka.
Dogs, like humans, can experience hypothermia and frostbite, especially on earflaps and the tips of their tails.
In wintertime, I love to wrap myself till fat and warm, To dress in two pairs of pants, tall boots and mittens, To don a coat of fur even if its fur's completely fake-- Then strap the earflaps of a wolf-fur hat around my chin.
Each boy wore one of those Sherlock Holmes hats with earflaps. Ndiya heard the old woman tell the boys,
Jerry Ziegler said his brother's death contributed to the addition of earflaps on batting helmets, saving countless other players from suffering the same fate.
Pearls in their earflaps, they stand on hind legs with the pinched, bewildered expression of kittens in christening gowns and bonnets, wheeled about in a pram by an over-affectionate child, though <i>these</i> dollies were drowned first, coddled after.
alaskensis, Maslakova, 2010a), and is not unlike a deer hunter's cap with the earflaps pulled down.