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Lyly

[ lil-ee ]
/ ˈlɪl i /
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noun

John, 1554?–1606, English writer of romances and plays.

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Lyly
/ (ˈlɪlɪ) /

noun

John. ?1554–1606, English dramatist and novelist, noted for his two romances, Euphues, or the Anatomy of Wit (1578) and Euphues and his England (1580), written in an elaborate styleSee also euphuism
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