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Definitions of lachrymatory:

part of speech: noun

A vessel anciently buried with the dead, and supposed to contain the tears shed for their loss, but whose real use was to hold perfumes or ointments.

part of speech: noun

A vessel anciently interred with a deceased person, symbolizing the tears shed for his loss.

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The act of giving shelter to, settling, or depositing; the state of being housed, settled, or deposited; a place for being settled in; as, the idea found lodgment in his brain. Also, lodgement. ...

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