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cry on: to invoke with outcry Tw.N. V. i. 63 “Cried fame and honour on him,” Troil. V. v. 35 “Crying on Hector” ; cry down, to put down, overwhelm by more vehement action H8 I. i. 137 “ down This Ipswich fellow's insolence” ; cry on, (of hounds) to yelp on the scent Shr. Ind. i. 23, Tw.N. II. v. 137, Ham. IV. v. 109 “on the false trail they cry” : cry out, (1) to tell plainly Rom. III. iii. 108, (2) to be in labour H8 V. i. 67; cry out of, to complain loudly of H5 II. iii. 29.
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