brine (n.) 1
salt water [i.e. tears]
LC 17 [of the woman crying into a handkerchief] Laund'ring the silken figures in the brine
Luc 796 [Lucrece] I ... must sit and pine, / Seasoning the earth with showers of silver brine
RJ II.iii.65 [Friar to Romeo] What a deal of brine / Hath washed thy sallow cheeks for Rosaline!
TN I.i.31 [Valentine to Orsino, of Olivia] she will ... water once a day her chamber round / With eye-offending brine
TNK I.iii.22 [Hippolyta to Pirithous] women / That have sod their infants in ... / The brine they wept
TNK III.ii.28 [Gaoler's Daughter alone] my lids scoured off their brine

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