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 for Weeping spring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Weeping \Weep"ing\, a.
     1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. "Weeping eyes." --I.
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     2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very
        slowly; surcharged with water. "Weeping grounds."
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     3. Having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as,
        weeping willow; a weeping ash.
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     4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep.
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     Weeping cross, a cross erected on or by the highway,
        especially for the devotions of penitents; hence, to
        return by the weeping cross, to return from some
        undertaking in humiliation or penitence.
     Weeping rock, a porous rock from which water gradually
     Weeping sinew, a ganglion. See Ganglion, n., 2. [Colloq.]
     Weeping spring, a spring that discharges water slowly.
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