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Wace

[wahs, weys; French was]
noun
  1. Ro·bert [rob-ert; French raw-ber] /ˈrɒb ərt; French rɔˈbɛr/, Wace of Jersey, c1100–c1180, Anglo-Norman poet born on the Channel Island of Jersey.
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Examples from the Web for wace

Historical Examples

  • My own ideas in the matter are practically identical with those of Mr. Wace.

    Tales of Space and Time

    Herbert George Wells

  • So far, at least, Mr. Wace was able to verify the remarkable story of Mr. Cave.

    Tales of Space and Time

    Herbert George Wells

  • But Layamon gives us Wace as an authority, and this is not in Wace.

  • “I was sure of a first, but that young ass Wace fouled me,” puts in Telson.

    The Willoughby Captains

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • "It's a bit of a pill for him, too, having to turn Radical," said Mr. Wace.


British Dictionary definitions for wace

Wace

noun
  1. Robert. born ?1100, Anglo-Norman poet; author of the Roman de Brut and Roman de Rou
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