Origin of earplug
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Examples from the Web for earplug
"This is like a dream," her voice murmured in Blades' earplug.
Now he got a Megabuck unit, put the earplug into place, and tried again.The Pirates of Shan
Harold Leland Goodwin
Michael Blades was outside, overseeing the installation of a receptor, when his earplug buzzed.
So then Makann did all the talking; they couldn't even depend on him to parrot what they were giving him with an earplug phone.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
- a small piece of soft material, such as wax, placed in the ear to keep out noise or water
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