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  • Cayme's castles — Phrase used by John Wyclif (after 1382 and during his exile in Oxford) to describe the great churches of the Franciscan friars. Cayme is a medieval form of *Cain, son of Adam, killer of his brother, Abel. The reason for the hostile epithet is… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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  • Acrostic — Poems in which the first or last letters of successive lines formed a word or phrase were popular in this period. The hiddenness of the acrostic gave it a didactic quality which accorded with an impulse which found more evident expression in the… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cain — 1) The son of Adam, and the killer of his brother, Abel. For that crime he was banished, thus becoming a wanderer and archetype of pilgrims. However, the medieval person would also know that before his crime, Cain was the tiller of the land… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Jacobin — Uncomplimentary word applied to *Dominican friars. Cf. Cayme …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Green, Matthew — (1696 1737)    While little is known of the life of this English poet, it appears he was born of Nonconformist parents (possibly Quaker) but did not follow their religion. He was employed in a custom house and died at a lodging in Nag s Head… …   British and Irish poets

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