Earwitness

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Earwitness A witness by means of his ears; one who is within hearing and does hear; a hearer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n earwitness One who is able to give testimony to a fact from his own hearing.
    • n earwitness A mediate witness; one who testifies to what he has received upon the testimony of others.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Earwitness a witness that can testify from his own hearing
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. éare; cf. L. auris, Ger. ohr.