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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wail /ˈwe(ə)l/
 悲歎,哀號,痛快(vi.)悲歎,哀號,嚎咷

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wail v. t.  To choose; to select.  [Obs.] Wailed wine and meats.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wailed p. pr. & vb. n. Wailing.]  To lament; to bewail; to grieve over; as, to wail one's death.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wail, v. i. To express sorrow audibly; to make mournful outcry; to weep.
    Therefore I will wail and howl.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wail, n. Loud weeping; violent lamentation; wailing.  “The wail of the forest.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wail
      n : a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be
          heard throughout the ward" [syn: lament, lamentation,
           plaint]
      v 1: emit long loud cries; "wail in self-pity"; "howl with
           sorrow" [syn: howl, ululate, roar, yawl]
      2: cry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain" [syn: whimper,
          mewl, pule]