see finders keepers, losers weepers.

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How to use weepers in a sentence

  • Travellers have described these animals by the name of weepers, from their plaintive moan.

    Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
  • The preliminary farewells began, and even Jane, the maid, joined the chorus of feminine weepers.

    I Walked in Arden | Jack Crawford
  • She went about dressed in black with long "weepers," and gave up wearing hat and gloves for good.

  • It was not till six months later that she took off the weepers and opened the shutters of the windows.

  • From here and there, suppressed weeping came to the girl's ear; but she did not turn to look at the weepers.

    The Secret of the Storm Country | Grace Miller White