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cry

1. Hunting the baying of a pack of hounds hunting their quarry by scent
2. a pack of hounds
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They then agreed to meet on April 16, but Klitschko has cried off again, blaming an unsatisfactory recovery from the earlier problem just days after it emerged he was in talks with Haye.
West Park Warriors, after securing their future at Red Rocks for another season, moved into the second round of the Lancashire Bowl after their opponents in round one, Newton-le-Willows, cried off just before kick-off time.
Clive had to manfully do Tuesday's semi-final between Uruguay and Holland on his own after Jim Beglin cried off.
Originally there were fourteen to which Mr Updike added two that 'appear to take place in Richard Maple's mind' and a fragment 'that cried off completion'.
They even refused to speak to PFG and cried off in an email.
Face it: she really wants to attend this pampering session - or she would have cried off without consulting you.
"Apparently three or four of their boys cried off this morning and they could not do anything about it.
DESPITE the glorious weather, three teams cried off to leave their opponents kicking their heels.
Hednesford also have a major doubt over a third defender after Decio Gomes cried off an hour and a half before kick-off on Saturday after informing an annoyed manager Dean Edwards he had a knee injury.
Sadly Ian Gibson cried off due to a family bereavement leaving a disconsolate Geoff Foster of Coventry and Warwickshire Radio almost in tears - he has waited years to meet his Sky Blue hero.
Eight golfers cried off giving less than 24 hours' notice and another six failed handed in nil-return scorecards after the first round.
Keogh said Sutton's shock defeat at bottom team Egham Town last Tuesday had left 'egg on our faces' but he was bitterly let down by the senior players who cried off and will keep faith with the teenagers in the final three matches of the season.