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[lat-uh-mer] /ˈlæt ə mər/
Hugh, c1470–1555, English Protestant Reformation bishop, reformer, and martyr. Unabridged
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  • Mrs. Latimer's sobs only roused his wrath at all the misery she had wrought.

    A Man of Two Countries Alice Harriman
  • Mr. Latimer, too, ceased not to say, "O Father of heaven receive my soul!"

  • These ashes were the remains of the fire of October 16th, 1555—the day when Ridley and Latimer were burned.

    Oxford Andrew Lang
  • Latimer, in his Second Sermon preached in Lincolnshire, p. 475.

  • Violet meanwhile begins to anticipate the day at Mrs. Latimer's as much as she dreads that at madame's.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for Latimer


Hugh. ?1485–1555, English Protestant bishop: burnt at the stake for refusing to disavow his Protestant beliefs when Mary I assumed the throne
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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