weeper

weeper
n.
1 a person who weeps, esp. hist. a hired mourner at a funeral.
2 a small image of a mourner on a monument.
3 (in pl.) hist. a a man's crape hatband for funerals. b a widow's black crape veil or white cuffs.

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  • Weeper — Weep er, n. 1. One who weeps; esp., one who sheds tears. [1913 Webster] 2. A white band or border worn on the sleeve as a badge of mourning. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) The capuchin. See {Capuchin}, 3 (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weeper — [wē′pər] n. 1. a person who weeps, esp. habitually 2. a hired mourner, as, formerly, at a funeral 3. a conventional badge of mourning, as the long, black band of crepe formerly worn 4. a capuchin monkey 5. WEEPIE …   English World dictionary

  • weeper — Capuchin Cap u*chin , n. [F. capucin a monk who wears a cowl, fr. It. cappuccio hood. See {Capoch}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Eccl.) A Franciscan monk of the austere branch established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by wearing the long… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weeper — n. a sad movie, novel, television program, etc. □ I can’t seem to get enough of these weepers. □ Not another weeper! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Weeper Capuchin — Taxobox | name = Weeper Capuchin image width = 200px status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates familia = Cebidae genus = Cebus species = C. olivaceus binomial = Cebus olivaceus… …   Wikipedia

  • weeper capuchin — rusvasis kapucinas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cebus nigrivittatus angl. weeper capuchin vok. brauner Kapuziner rus. бурый капуцин pranc. sapajou brun; singe musqué ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • weeper — See: FINDERS KEEPERS or FINDERS KEEPERS LOSERS WEEPERS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weeper — See: FINDERS KEEPERS or FINDERS KEEPERS LOSERS WEEPERS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • weeper — noun Date: 13th century 1. a. one that weeps b. a professional mourner 2. a small statue of a figure in mourning on a funeral monument 3. a badge of mourning worn especially in the 18th and 19th centuries 4. plural long and flowing side whiskers… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weeper — /wee peuhr/, n. 1. a person who weeps. 2. (formerly) a hired mourner at a funeral. 3. something worn as a badge of mourning, as a widow s black veil. 4. a wine bottle that has lost some of its contents through the cork. 5. any of various loose… …   Universalium

  • weeper — noun a) Agent noun of weep; a person who weeps. b) A hired mourner …   Wiktionary

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