from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The lacrymal gland.


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  • She wept at that, saying that he misconstrued her warm sympathy with the unfortunate; and he, proof against anything but the feminine tear-gland, as she knew, protested his faith.

    The Henchman

  • After the lachrymal supplies the tear-gland it sends fibers to the upper lid.

    With Sabre and Scalpel. The Autobiography of a Soldier and Surgeon

  • The fifth nerve is a very large one, and supplies the nose, tear-gland, eyelids, upper and lower jaws, tongue, and teeth.

    The Common Frog


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