Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tear.
  • noun A small air-cavity blown into glass.

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Examples

  • I can, however, spot a jailhouse or prison tattoo at five thousand paces, and I was not all that thrilled about seeing my daughter with a guy sporting a tear-drop on his cheek and a spiderweb on his elbow.

    Roseanne Archy

  • I can, however, spot a jailhouse or prison tattoo at five thousand paces, and I was not all that thrilled about seeing my daughter with a guy sporting a tear-drop on his cheek and a spiderweb on his elbow.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Trail, an undertaking that involved more than 30,000 people of all ethnicities, social classes and political stripes, walked 670 kilometers over the course of 27 days from Dondra in the South to Point Pedro, the Northernmost part of an island shaped like a tear-drop.

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  • And that small tear-drop profile has nailed everything from stockers to Montana cutthroats better than anything else I've ever used.

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  • I can, however, spot a jailhouse or prison tattoo at five thousand paces, and I was not all that thrilled about seeing my daughter with a guy sporting a tear-drop on his cheek and a spiderweb on his elbow.

    Roseanne Archy

  • I can, however, spot a jailhouse or prison tattoo at five thousand paces, and I was not all that thrilled about seeing my daughter with a guy sporting a tear-drop on his cheek and a spiderweb on his elbow.

    Roseanne Archy

  • The bald guy with the tear-drop tattoo who always wears the same black shirt that says “FUCK” on it that works at the liquor store by my house having a short temper.

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  • After the bones are removed, the roast is sort of tear-drop shaped.

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  • After the bones are removed, the roast is sort of tear-drop shaped.

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  • Mostly, I find, the potency of even the most sorrowful children's book fades with time, like the scent of a floral sachet -- there might be a little lingering whiff of lavender, a tiny prickle at the back of the eye, but no sign of the once irresistible overflow and puckering plop of tear-drop onto page.

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