Henry Cecil Kennedy,1870–1945, English lexicographer and linguist.

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Examples from the Web for wyld

Historical Examples of wyld

  • It is for that obliging body, Mris Smith, that lives with Mr. Wyld.

  • Is, then, Wyld's great Globe only a plagiarism from Molenax?

  • It was placed in——'s bank by Mr. Wyld, whom, however, I deceived concerning it—I am now old enough in the school of hypocrisy.


    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • The fruits brought forth; wyld grapes: an heavy sight to a carefull husbandman, to haue noe better reward of his paynes.

  • And beholde, they raysed a wyld beast, which with greate swyftnesse leapte ouer the nettes and ranne awaye with greate spede.

    The Palace of Pleasure

    William Painter