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[kee-buh l]
  1. John,1792–1866, English clergyman and poet.
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Examples from the Web for keble

Historical Examples

  • In 1846, the Parsonage House was built and given to the living by Mr. Keble.

    Old Times at Otterbourne

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • You know, I am going to Cornwall myself; one of our Keble men has invited me.

    Lover or Friend

    Rosa Nouchette Carey

  • I think much of you, and of how you must miss dear Mr. Keble.

  • Two years afterwards the curate became vicar, and then Keble married.

  • Keble's metaphor is somewhat more elaborate than St. James's.

British Dictionary definitions for keble


  1. John. 1792–1866, English clergyman. His sermon on national apostasy (1833) is considered to have inspired the Oxford Movement
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