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A stirrup I own that no stallion can wear.
I am not a smith though an anvil I bear.
My hammer? No Middle Earth dwarf gives a care.

With diamonds or pearls adorned may I be.
The heart of my heart holds the truth secretly.
In truth rearranged are my letters, you see.

The answer is a single English word.

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The answer is:

ear

A stirrup I own that no stallion can wear.

A stirrup is the name of a bone in the ear. Stapes.

I am not a smith though an anvil I bear.

Anvil is another bone. Incus.

My hammer? No Middle Earth dwarf gives a care.

The other bone. Malleus.

With diamonds or pearls adorned may I be.

Earrings/studs etc

The heart of my heart holds the truth secretly.

The middle (heart) of the word heart is ear.

In truth rearranged are my letters, you see.

Are is an anagram of ear.

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    $\begingroup$ Oh and obviously the post title as well... $\endgroup$ Jul 7, 2017 at 10:31
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    $\begingroup$ And each line (and the title) contains the word as well. Congratulations! $\endgroup$ Jul 7, 2017 at 11:20
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    $\begingroup$ For the last clue, I thought it was more that the letters of "are", rearranged, make "ear". $\endgroup$
    – psmears
    Jul 7, 2017 at 14:56
  • $\begingroup$ @psmears Well spotted. I had both interpretations in mind. $\endgroup$ Jul 7, 2017 at 17:53
  • $\begingroup$ @psmears that's what I put originally but someone edited it... $\endgroup$ Jul 8, 2017 at 8:03

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