Weeping

Weep"ing

, a. 1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. "Weeping eyes." I. Watts.
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2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water. "Weeping grounds." Mortimer.
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3. Having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash.
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4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep.
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Weeping cross, a cross erected on or by the highway, especially for the devotions of penitents; hence, to return by the weeping cross, to return from some undertaking in humiliation or penitence. -- Weeping rock, a porous rock from which water gradually issues. -- Weeping sinew, a ganglion. See Ganglion, n., 2. [Colloq.] -- Weeping spring, a spring that discharges water slowly.
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