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earmuff

[ eer-muhf ]
/ ˈɪərˌmʌf /
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noun

either of a pair of often adjustable coverings for protecting the ears in cold weather.

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Origin of earmuff

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; ear1 + muff
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Example sentences from the Web for earmuff

  • And I've fixed her hair lovely—in a big curly earmuff, so it will never show at all.

    Ptomaine Street|Carolyn Wells

British Dictionary definitions for earmuff

earmuff
/ (ˈɪəˌmʌf) /

noun

one of a pair of pads of fur or cloth, joined by a headband, for keeping the ears warm
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