Usage examples for lachrymal:
- And why at our feast of the clasping of hands Need we turn on the stream of our lachrymal glands? - "The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Vol. 5 Poems Of The Class Of '29 (1851-1889)", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr..
- Recurrent enlargement of the parotid and submaxillary glands, as well as of the lachrymal glands, is occasionally met with in adults, and was first described by Mikulicz. - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
- North had a man's horror of a ready feminine lachrymal gland; but it was not like Bessy to cry, and it meant something; and then she did it in a large, goddess- like way, without sniffling, or chocking, or getting her nose red, but rather with a gentle deliquescence, a harmonious melting, so that he was fain to comfort her with nearer contact, gentleness in his own sad eyes, and a pressure of her large hand. - "Drift from Two Shores", Bret Harte.