pierced ear


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pierced ear

An earlobe that has been pierced with a needle so that a permanent channel will remain, permitting the wearing of an earring attached to the ear by a connector that passes through the channel.
See also: ear
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The problem is, I don't have pierced ears so I can't wear them.
And you can be honest in a nice way - tell her you love theearrings, but don't have pierced ears and ask if you can go back and swap them for another piece of jewellery.
The Helene Alicia doll features bulbous blue paperweight eyes with darker rims to the iris, pierced ears and is wearing original shoes and socks, and a blue and red silk lace-trimmed dress.
Brown-and-yellow striped ties flapped in the breeze, but some of the boys had pierced ears and some of the girls had permed hair, their faces blank with slap.
He is comfortable in front of the media, sports an E1vis haircut, and has pierced ears.
There's a raft of other indications: dyed hair, pierced ears and a more 'youthful' wardrobe.
The reason behind Apple's desire for pierced ears, according to Gwyn, is that their nanny is Spanish, and the kids are "very much connected to the Spanish culture, and in Spain little girls get their ears pierced when they're born.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): 'The King's Speech' superstar Colin Firth has revealed that he was once a 'grungy' rebel with pierced ears.
The mummy had pierced ears and a large incision in her left side made by embalmers to remove her internal organs.
In Finland, among 500 school girls aged 7 to 17 years, the incidence of nickel hypersensitivity was 20 % in those with pierced ears and 2% in the subjects without.
In Aimen Kazmi's images, important jewellery items were displayed; some adorning pierced ears as a symbol of the tradition of 'appealing and repulsive'-that is the inescapable factors of marriage customs.