Results for wail

Definitions of wail:

part of speech: noun

A cry of woe: loud weeping.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To lament or sorrow audibly.

part of speech: noun

Loud and mournful weeping; audible sorrow.

part of speech: noun

A lamentation or mournful cry.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bemoan: to grieve over.

part of speech: verb

To cry out in sorrow for; to express sorrow by a mournful crying.

part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

To mourn or lament aloud; to utter a loud cry.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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