Wycliffite


Wycliffite

Wycliffite or Wyc·lif·ite [wik-li-fahyt] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. of or relating to Wycliffe or the Wycliffites.

noun

  1. a follower of John Wycliffe; Lollard.

Origin of Wycliffite From the Medieval Latin word Wyclefīta, dating back to 1570–80. See Wycliffe, -ite1 Examples from the Web for wycliffite Historical Examples of wycliffite

  • But of course they wished it to be understood that it was for her Wycliffite heresies.

    The White Rose of Langley

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • It became, in fact, the accepted form of the Wycliffite version.

    Lectures on Bible Revision

    Samuel Newth

  • The editors of the Wycliffite versions say in the Preface, pp.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7

    Various

  • The various Anglo-Saxon translations and the Wycliffite versions are largely detached from the main line of development.

    Early Theories of Translation

    Flora Ross Amos

  • The Wycliffite movement in England was less a doctrinal heterodoxy than a revolt against the Papacy and the priestly hierarchy.

    German Society at the Close of the Middle Ages

    Ernest Belfort Bax

  • British Dictionary definitions for wycliffite Wycliffite Wyclifite English history noun

    1. a follower of John Wycliffe or an adherent of his religious ideas; a Lollard

    adjective

    1. of or relating to Wycliffe, his followers, or his religious ideas

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