Weeping spring
Weeping Weep"ing, a. 1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. ``Weeping eyes.'' --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very slowly; surcharged with water. ``Weeping grounds.'' --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

3. Having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as, weeping willow; a weeping ash. [1913 Webster]

4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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