noun Etymology: John Wycliffe Date: 1580 LollardWycliffite adjective

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  • Wycliffite — Wyclifite Wyc lif*ite, Wycliffite Wyc liff*ite, n. A follower of Wyclif, the English reformer; a Lollard. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wycliffite — /wik li fuyt /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Wycliffe or the Wycliffites. n. 2. a follower of John Wycliffe; Lollard. Also, Wyclifite. [1570 80; < ML Wyclefita. See WYCLIFFE, ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wycliffite — adjective /ˈwɪklɪfaɪt/ Of or pertaining to the mediaeval English theologian (mid 1320s–1384), his ideas, or his English translation of the Bible (). [TITLE] …   Wiktionary

  • wycliffite — wyc·liff·ite …   English syllables

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  • Wyclif's Bible — is the name now given to a group of Bible translations into Middle English that were made under the direction of, or at the instigation of, John Wycliffe. They appeared over a period from approximately 1382 to 1395. [Catholic Encyclopedia… …   Wikipedia

  • Life of Soul — ( Lyfe of Soule ) is a short anonymous prose tract written in the late Middle English of the English midlands about 1400 or a little earlier.FormThe tract takes the form of a catechetical dialogue, or at least begins that way, one interlocutor… …   Wikipedia

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

  • Lollards — • The name given to the followers of John Wyclif, an heretical body numerous in England in the latter part of the fourteenth and the first half of the fifteenth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Lollards     Lollards …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Lollardy — was the political and religious movement of the Lollards from the mid 14th century to the English Reformation. Lollardy was supposed to have evolved from the teachings of John Wycliffe, a prominent theologian at the University of Oxford beginning …   Wikipedia

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