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Definition of Cries

Cries
Cry Cry (kr?), n.; pl. Cries (kr?z). [F. cri, fr. crier to cry. See Cry, v. i. ] 1. A loud utterance; especially, the inarticulate sound produced by one of the lower animals; as, the cry of hounds; the cry of wolves. --Milton. 2. Outcry; clamor; tumult; popular demand. Again that cry was found to have been as unreasonable as ever. --Macaulay. 3. Any expression of grief, distress, etc., accompanied with tears or sobs; a loud sound, uttered in lamentation. There shall be a great cry throughout all the land. --Ex. xi. 6. An infant crying in the night, An infant crying for the light; And with no language but a cry. --Tennyson. 4. Loud expression of triumph or wonder or of popular acclamation or favor. --Swift. The cry went once on thee. --Shak. 5. Importunate supplication. O, the most piteous cry of the poor souls. --Shak. 6. Public advertisement by outcry; proclamation, as by hawkers of their wares. The street cries of London. --Mayhew. 7. Common report; fame. The cry goes that you shall marry her. --Shak. 8. A word or phrase caught up by a party or faction and repeated for effect; as, the party cry of the Tories. All now depends upon a good cry. --Beaconsfield. 9. A pack of hounds. --Milton. A cry more tunable Was never hollaed to, nor cheered with horn. --Shak. 10. A pack or company of persons; -- in contempt. Would not this . . . get me a fellowship in a cry of players? --Shak. 11. The crackling noise made by block tin when it is bent back and forth. A far cry, a long distance; -- in allusion to the sending of criers or messengers through the territory of a Scottish clan with an announcement or summons.

Meaning of Cries from wikipedia

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