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Wycliffe

or Wyc·lif, Wick·liffe, Wic·lif

[ wik-lif ]
/ ˈwɪk lɪf /
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noun
John, c1320–84, English theologian, religious reformer, and Biblical translator.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Wycliffe

Wyc·liff·ism, Wyc·lif·ism, noun
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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 of Wycliffe

Wycliffism or Wyclifism, noun
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