To work, till, or plough the ground. Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)
The oxen likewise and the young asses that EAR the ground shall eat clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan. ( Isaiah 30:24 )
Bibliography Information"Entry for 'Ear'". Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. . New York, N.Y., 1999.