Meaning of prick-eared

prick-eared

Pronunciation: (prik'ērd"), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the ears upright and pointed: a prick-eared dog.
    1. Informal.(of a man) having the hair cut short.
    2. Archaic.following or sympathetic to the Puritans or Roundheads.
    3. Archaic.priggish.
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