Buck's gun went off again, and the other earlobe was a red tatter.
I started to follow, but a tug at my earlobe signaled me to stop.
by 1786, from ear (n.1) + lobe. Earlier was ear lap (Old English had earlæppa "external ear").
earlobe or ear loben. The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.