ETYMOLOGY & EXAMPLES
Weeping Cross was a cross erected on or by the highway, especially for the devotions of penitents.
From: A Glossary, or Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Illusions to Customs, Proverbs, Etc.....,
Robert Nares, 1888
From: The History of the Life and Death of His Most Serene Highness,
Oliver, Late Lord Protector
By Samuel Carrington, 1659