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prick-eared

[prik-eerd] /ˈprɪkˌɪərd/
adjective
1.
having the ears upright and pointed:
a prick-eared dog.
2.
British.
  1. Informal. (of a man) having the hair cut short.
  2. Archaic. following or sympathetic to the Puritans or Roundheads.
  3. Archaic. priggish.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English
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