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medical dictionary

1. <medicine> The watery eye; a disease in which the tears accumulate in the eye, and trickle over the cheek.

2. The emphatic repetition of a word or phrase, at the end of several sentences or stanzas.

Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To bring to or upon; + to bring.

(01 Mar 1998)

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