Ycleped
Clepe \Clepe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cleped}or; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cleping}. Cf. {Ycleped}.] [AS. clepan, cleopian, clipian, clypian, to cry, call.] To call, or name. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That other son was cleped Cambalo. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ycleped — Y*cleped , p. p. [AS. geclipod, p. p. of clipian, cleopian, cliopian, to call. See {Clepe}, and also the Note under {Y }.] Called; named; obsolete, except in archaic or humorous writings. [Spelt also {yclept}.] [1913 Webster] It is full fair to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ycleped — see yclept …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ycleped — verb called, named …   Wiktionary

  • ycleped — v. call, name (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ycleped — see yclept …   Useful english dictionary

  • yclept — Ycleped Y*cleped , p. p. [AS. geclipod, p. p. of clipian, cleopian, cliopian, to call. See {Clepe}, and also the Note under {Y }.] Called; named; obsolete, except in archaic or humorous writings. [Spelt also {yclept}.] [1913 Webster] It is full… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clepe — /kleep/, v.t., cleped or clept (also ycleped or yclept), cleping. Archaic. to call; name (now chiefly in the pp. as ycleped or yclept). [bef. 900; ME clepen, OE cleopian, var. of clipian; akin to MLG kleperen to rattle] * * * …   Universalium

  • yclept — /ee klept /, v. a pp. of clepe. Also, ycleped. [bef. 1000; ME ycleped, OE geclypod, ptp. of clypian, cleopian to CLEPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • clepe — /klip/ (say kleep) verb (t) (cleped or clept or ycleped or yclept, cleping) Obsolete to call; name (now chiefly in the past participle as ycleped or yclept). {Middle English clepien, Old English cleopian} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yclept — or y clept [ē klept′] vt. [ME ycleped < OE geclypod < ge ,Y + pp. of clipian, to call, CLEPE (popularized by SPENSER2 Edmund & MILTON2 John)] Archaic called; named; known as [a giant yclept Barbarossa]: also sp …   English World dictionary

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