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Linacre

[lin-uh-ker]
noun
  1. Thomas,1460?–1521, English humanist, translator, scholar, and physician.
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Examples from the Web for linacre

Historical Examples

  • What could be keener or nobler or nicer than Linacre's judgement?

    Erasmus and the Age of Reformation

    Johan Huizinga

  • “No, sir; because they are not an honourable enemy,” replied Mr Linacre.

    The Settlers at Home

    Harriet Martineau

  • “The pastor knows all about that, my boy,” observed Mr Linacre.

    The Settlers at Home

    Harriet Martineau

  • Linacre was the first President of the College of Physicians.

    A Book about Doctors

    John Cordy Jeaffreson

  • Empirical science at Cambridge dates from Linacre and Caius.

    Cambridge

    Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker


British Dictionary definitions for linacre

Linacre

noun
  1. Thomas. ?1460–1524, English humanist and physician: founded the Royal College of Physicians (1518)
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