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1. (Clothing & Fashion) another word for earflap1
2. (Anatomy) rare
a. the external ear
b. the ear lobe
[C16: from ear1 + lap1]
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a flap attached to a cap, for covering the ear in cold weather.
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|Noun||1.||earlap - 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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