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- v. To weep over; weep for; weep about; deplore; lament.
- v. To bewet with tears, or as with tears.
- v. To weep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To weep over; to deplore; to bedew with tears.
- intransitive v. To weep.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To weep over; deplore.
- To bedew or wet with tears; disfigure or mark with the signs of weeping.
- To weep; make lamentation.
I shall be dead, do ye to be slain all the noble Jews that be in prison, and thus shall be no house of the Jews, but they shall, against their will, beweep my death.
O ye my friends come forth and help me to beweep my children, ye that have hearts of pity, and ye old and young, weep ye, and I will weep so much that I see not the death of my sons.
Let Gods, men, brutes, beweep him; plants and stones.
_Let Gods, men, brutes, beweep him; plants and stones: _
Let Gods, men, brutes, beweep him; plants and stones!
But beweep those dearest united days * When thou camest veilèd in secresy;
If aught grateful or acceptable can penetrate the silent graves from our dolour, Calvus, when with sweet regret we renew old loves and beweep the lost friendships of yore, of a surety not so much doth Quintilia mourn her untimely death as she doth rejoice o'er thy constant love.
He spent his last hours wit '. his confessor, wrote to his wife and children, praying his family not to beweep him, not to forget him, and never to offend against their God; and this missive, with a lock of his hair for his beloved daughter, he finally entrusted to the ghostly father.
And whene'er you're absent I pine, and fires * In my heart beweep what it bears of bane:
Then the Emir Salamah and his wife and household and all the tribesmen donned garbs black-hued and ashes whereupon to sit they strewed, and ungrateful to them was the taste of food and drink, meat and wine; nor ceased they to beweep their loss, nor could they comprehend what had befallen their son and what of ill-lot had descended upon him from Heaven.