Wickliffe

[ wik-lif ]
/ ˈwɪk lɪf /

noun

John.Also Wic·lif. Wycliffe, John.
a city in NE Ohio, near Cleveland.

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Wycliffe

or Wyc·lif, Wick·liffe, Wic·lif

[ wik-lif ]
/ ˈwɪk lɪf /

noun

John,c1320–84, English theologian, religious reformer, and Biblical translator.

Related forms

Wyc·liff·ism, Wyc·lif·ism, noun
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Wickliffe

Wiclif

/ (ˈwɪklɪf) /

noun

variant spellings of (John) Wycliffe

British Dictionary definitions for wickliffe (2 of 2)

Wycliffe

Wyclif

/ (ˈwɪklɪf) /

noun

John. ?1330–84, English religious reformer. A precursor of the Reformation, whose writings were condemned as heretical, he attacked the doctrines and abuses of the Church. He instigated the first complete translation of the Bible into English. His followers were called LollardsAlso: 'Wiclif, 'Wickliffe

Derived Forms

Wycliffism or Wyclifism, noun
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