[ wik-lif ]

  1. John. Also Wiclif. Wycliffe, John.

  2. a city in NE Ohio, near Cleveland.

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How to use Wickliffe in a sentence

  • When Wickliffe recovered, he set about a most important work, the translation of the bible into English.

  • About the end of the year, Wickliffe was seized with a violent disorder, which it was feared might prove fatal.

  • Webster, on the Judiciary Committee, killed Wickliffe's resolution with hardly a wave of his hand.

  • If they had, there would have been no Wickliffe, no Husse, no Luther in history.

    Andrew Marvell | Augustine Birrell
  • But let us first see what the crimes of Wickliffe were, for which he had been so severely punished by the holy Roman church.

British Dictionary definitions for Wickliffe



/ (ˈwɪklɪf) /

  1. variant spellings of (John) Wycliffe

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