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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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : vocally expressing grief or sorrow or resembling such
            expression; "lamenting sinners"; "wailing mourners";
            "the wailing wind"; "wailful bagpipes"; "tangle her
            desires with wailful sonnets"- Shakespeare [syn: lamenting,
      n : loud cries made while weeping [syn: bawling]