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William, 1332?–c1400, English poet.
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Words nearby Langland
langeel, Langer, langered, Langerhans islets, Langevin, Langland, langlauf, langläufer, lang lay, langley, Langmuir
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How to use Langland in a sentence
Langland readily promised to return to the Castle and give her the message, and Annys again sought his hiding-place.Robert Annys: Poor Priest|Annie Nathan Meyer
With Chaucer, Langland, and these illuminators we have a complete exhibition of English life of these times.English Costume|Dion Clayton Calthrop
The England of Langland is bitter, discontented, and sullen.The History of England|T.F. Tout
Even in the time of Langland, pilgrimages to Walsingham were not unfavourable to the rites of Venus.
As Langland was not the first, so neither was he the last that used this alliterative species of versification.
British Dictionary definitions for Langland
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William. ?1332–?1400, English poet. The allegorical religious poem in alliterative verse, The Vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman, is attributed to him
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