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[lek-ee] /ˈlɛk i/
William Edward Hartpole
[hahrt-pohl] /ˈhɑrt poʊl/ (Show IPA),
1838–1903, Irish essayist and historian. Unabridged
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  • You have your Tuesdays, and go on with your Lecky; and I will keep a copy at home, and read up with you.

    Pink and White Tyranny Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Naka Machi, bring me Lecky, completely uniformed as a smart chauffeur!

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks
  • The whole field of modern discovery, says Lecky in his Democracy and Liberty was outside his range.

  • After Lecky had shifted gears he drove with his left hand alone.

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks
  • The two statements taken together reveal Lecky to be a man without prejudice.

  • Paine tells us, too, that Lecky's 'European Morals' was an old favorite.

    1601 Mark Twain
  • Captain Brown and Captain Lecky came from below, and hastened to get in the studding-sails, in anticipation of the coming squall.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' Annie Allnut Brassey
  • On these kinds of devils, see the note of Vives in loc., or Lecky's Hist.

    The City of God, Volume II Aurelius Augustine
  • Lecky walked blithely along the street and turned right when he was opposite the limousine.

    The Mind Master Arthur J. Burks
  • An asylum in Cairo was founded in 1304, while the first Christian asylum expressly for the mad is noted in 1409 (Lecky).

British Dictionary definitions for Lecky


William Edward Hartpole (ˈhɑːtˌpəʊl). 1838–1903, Irish historian; author of The History of England in the 18th Century (1878–90)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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