what is the meaning of "a dry eye in the place"?

just like in this sentence."Barely a dry eye in the place. For that you will be remembered."

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  • 1 decade ago
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    everyone was so moved that they cried

  • 1 decade ago

    Barely a dry eye in the place means that almost everyone there was crying.

  • 1 decade ago

    Everyone was crying. Not a dry eye in the house. All dried up.

  • 1 decade ago

    there are tears in everyone's eyes, hence "not a dry eye in the place"

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