[ lek-ee ]
/ ˈlɛk i /
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William Edward Hart·pole [hahrt-pohl], /ˈhɑrt poʊl/, 1838–1903, Irish essayist and historian.
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How to use Lecky in a sentence
And Lecky says, "Only an infinitesimal portion of the soil belongs to the descendants of those who possessed it before Cromwell."Is Ulster Right?|Anonymous
Similar superstitions attached to somnabulism; see Lecky, “History of Rationalism,” vol.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
The whole field of modern discovery, says Lecky in his Democracy and Liberty was outside his range.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
The uses made of this passage are referred to by Lecky, Hist.
On these kinds of devils, see the note of Vives in loc., or Lecky's Hist.
British Dictionary definitions for Lecky
/ (ˈlɛkɪ) /
William Edward Hartpole (ˈhɑːtˌpəʊl). 1838–1903, Irish historian; author of The History of England in the 18th Century (1878–90)
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