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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cry v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cried p. pr. & vb. n. Crying.]
 1. To make a loud call or cry; to call or exclaim vehemently or earnestly; to shout; to vociferate; to proclaim; to pray; to implore.
    And about the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice.   -- Matt. xxvii. 46.
    Clapping their hands, and crying with loud voice.   --Shak.
    Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry unto thee.   -- Ps. xxviii. 2.
    The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord.   --Is. xl. 3.
    Some cried after him to return.   --Bunyan.
 2. To utter lamentations; to lament audibly; to express pain, grief, or distress, by weeping and sobbing; to shed tears; to bawl, as a child.
    Ye shall cry for sorrow of heart.   --Is. lxv. 14.
    I could find it in my heart to disgrace my man's apparel and to cry like a woman.   --Shak.
 3. To utter inarticulate sounds, as animals.
    The young ravens which cry.   --Ps. cxlvii. 9.
 In a cowslip's bell I lie
 There I couch when owls do cry.   --Shak.
 To cry on or To cry upon, to call upon the name of; to beseech. “No longer on Saint Denis will we cry.” --Shak.
 To cry out. (a) To exclaim; to vociferate; to scream; to clamor. (b) To complain loudly; to lament.
 To cry out against, to complain loudly of; to censure; to blame.
 To cry out on or To cry out upon, to denounce; to censure. Cries out upon abuses.” --Shak.
 To cry to, to call on in prayer; to implore.
 To cry you mercy, to beg your pardon. “I cry you mercy, madam; was it you?” --Shak.