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Wes·ley(wĕs′lē, wĕz′-), John 1703-1791.
English clergyman who was the leader of the early Methodist movement. His brother Charles (1707-1788) wrote thousands of hymns, including "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing."
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1. (Biography) John. 1703–91, English preacher who founded Methodism
2. (Biography) Mary, pseudonym of Mary Aline Siepmann. 1912–2003, British writer: her novels include The Camomile Lawn (1984) and An Imaginative Experience (1994)
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Wes•ley(ˈwɛs li, ˈwɛz-)
1. Charles, 1707–88, English evangelist and hymnist.
2. his brother John, 1703–91, English theologian and evangelist: founder of Methodism.
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|Noun||1.||Wesley - English clergyman and brother of John Wesley who wrote many hymns (1707-1788)|
|2.||Wesley - English clergyman and founder of Methodism (1703-1791)|
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