[ wich-er-lee ]

  1. William, c1640–1716, English dramatist and poet.

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  • By the light of Wycherley's comedies one may imagine the Restoration saturnalia of this wedding feast!

    Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
  • After this episode, which if it caused talk did not cause scandal, we need no longer wonder at the tone of Wycherley's comedies.

    Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
  • You know what happened to Wycherley when he got that knack of always turning up a king?

    Roland Cashel | Charles James Lever
  • It is curious to notice that almost identical words were used in Irene Wycherley.

    Modernities | Horace Barnett Samuel
  • Indeed it would have to be as Wycherley's troubles did not begin until after the date given for the departure of the Poeta.

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/ (ˈwɪtʃəlɪ) /

  1. William. ?1640–1716, English dramatist. His Restoration comedies include The Country Wife (1675) and The Plain Dealer (1676)

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