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 for To cry aim
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Aim \Aim\, n. [Cf. OF. esme estimation, fr. esmer. See Aim, v.
     1. The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow,
        in the line of direction with the object intended to be
        struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a
        spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular
        point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
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              Each at the head leveled his deadly aim. --Milton.
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     2. The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be
        attained or affected.
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              To be the aim of every dangerous shot. --Shak.
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     3. Intention; purpose; design; scheme.
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              How oft ambitious aims are crossed!   --Pope.
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     4. Conjecture; guess. [Obs.]
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              What you would work me to, I have some aim. --Shak.
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     To cry aim (Archery), to encourage. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Syn: End; object; scope; drift; design; purpose; intention;
          scheme; tendency; aspiration.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cry \Cry\, v. t.
     1. To utter loudly; to call out; to shout; to sound abroad;
        to declare publicly.
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              All, all, cry shame against ye, yet I 'll speak.
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              The man . . . ran on,crying, Life! life! Eternal
              life!                                 --Bunyan.
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     2. To cause to do something, or bring to some state, by
        crying or weeping; as, to cry one's self to sleep.
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     3. To make oral and public proclamation of; to declare
        publicly; to notify or advertise by outcry, especially
        things lost or found, goods to be sold, ets.; as, to cry
        goods, etc.
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              Love is lost, and thus she cries him. --Crashaw.
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     4. Hence, to publish the banns of, as for marriage.
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              I should not be surprised if they were cried in
              church next Sabbath.                  --Judd.
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     To cry aim. See under Aim.
     To cry down, to decry; to depreciate; to dispraise; to
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              Men of dissolute lives cry down religion, because
              they would not be under the restraints of it.
     To cry out, to proclaim; to shout. "Your gesture cries it
        out." --Shak.
     To cry quits, to propose, or declare, the abandonment of a
     To cry up, to enhance the value or reputation of by public
        and noisy praise; to extol; to laud publicly or urgently.
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