Beweep

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Beweep To weep over; to deplore; to bedew with tears. "His timeless death beweeping ."
    • v. i Beweep To weep.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • beweep To weep over; deplore.
    • beweep To bedew or wet with tears; disfigure or mark with the signs of weeping.
    • beweep To weep; make lamentation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Beweep be-wēp′ to weep over, to lament
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. bewpan,; pref. be-, + weep,

Usage

In literature:

He deems that you are dead, and every day he beweeps your swoon in the chapel.
"French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France" by Marie de France
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In poetry:

So, girls that cannot keep things,
Be patient till to-morrow;
And mind you don't beweep things
That are not worth such sorrow;
"The Girl That Lost Things" by George MacDonald