2. To shed, or pour forth, as tears; to shed drop by drop, as if tears; as, to weep tears of joy.
Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth.Milton.
Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm.Milton.
1. One who weeps; esp., one who sheds tears.
2. A white band or border worn on the sleeve as a badge of mourning. Goldsmith.
3. (Zoöl.) The capuchin. See Capuchin, 3 (a).
(Weep"ful) a. Full of weeping or lamentation; grieving. [Obs.] Wyclif.
(Weep"ing), n. The act of one who weeps; lamentation with tears; shedding of tears.
1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. "Weeping eyes." I. Watts.
2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water. "Weeping grounds."
3. Having slender, pendent branches; said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash.
4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep.
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. Weeping willow (Bot.),
a species of willow (Salix Babylonica) whose branches grow very long and slender, and hang down
(Weep"ing*ly) adv. In a weeping manner.
(Weep"ing-ripe`) a. Ripe for weeping; ready to weep. [Obs.] Shak.
(Weer"ish) a. See Wearish. [Obs.]
(Wee"sel) n. (Zoöl.) See Weasel.
(Weet) a. & n. Wet. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Weet), v. i. [imp. Wot ] [See Wit to know.] To know; to wit. [Obs.] Tyndale. Spenser.
(Weet"-bird`) n. (Zoöl.) The wryneck; so called from its cry. [Prov. Eng.]
(Weet"ing*ly), adv. Knowingly. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Weet"less), a. Unknowing; also, unknown; unmeaning. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Weet"-weet`) n. [So called from its piping cry when disturbed.] (Zoöl.) (a) The common
European sandpiper. (b) The chaffinch. [Prov. Eng.]