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Pencil holder, sometimes (3 letter answer)

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The answer EAR is very common and appears about once every 27 puzzles.

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EAR as a noun:

1. the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
2. good hearing; "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"
3. (auricle, pinna, ear) = the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
4. attention to what is said; "he tried to get her ear"
5. (ear, spike, capitulum) = fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn