/ (ˈlɪlˌbɜːn) /
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John. ?1614-57, English Puritan pamphleteer and leader of the Levellers, a radical group prominent during the Civil War
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Words nearby Lilburne
lilac, lilaceous, lilangeni, lilapsophobia, Lilburn, Lilburne, Lili, liliaceous, lilied, Lilienthal, lilies of the field, Consider the
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How to use Lilburne in a sentence
Those of Lilburne were calm, but penetrating and inquisitive in their gaze; those of Gawtrey were like balls of fire.
Lilburne, however, who had never lost his self-composure at this strange rudeness, was now quietly talking with their host.
"Always excepting Monsieur Deschapelles and—," replied Lilburne, indifferently.
At this moment the servant entered, and placed a little note, quaintly folded, before Lord Lilburne.
Lilburne was one who liked the study of character, especially the character of men wrestling against the world.