What does the word ear mean?

Usage examples for ear

  1. He pulled his ear; I pulled mine. – Marie Bashkirtseff (From Childhood to Girlhood) by Marie Bashkirtseff
  2. The ambassador put it to his ear. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  3. Just before he was beyond ear- shot, he paused a second and called out: There'll be no going back. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose