weeping spring


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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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