Definition of bewail:
- "A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I.", R. Dodsley.
The tear trembled in her eye as she thought of her own happy home, and bitterly did she bewail that beauty, which, instead of raising her to a throne, had by malice and avarice condemned her to perpetual solitude.- "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
- "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.