William

biographical name Wil·liam \ ˈwil-yəm \

Definition of William

name of 4 kings of England: I (the Conqueror) circa 1028–1087 (reigned 1066–87); II ( Ru*fus play \ˈrü-fəs\ ) circa 1056–1100 (reigned 1087–1100); III 1650–1702 (reigned 1689–1702—see mary ii); IV 1765–1837 (reigned 1830–37)

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to praise usually to excess

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