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

  • y|cleped — y|clept or y|cleped «ih KLEHPT», adjective. Archaic. called; named; styled. ╂[Middle English ycleped, or ycliped < Old English geclipod named, past participle of geclipian, or gecleopian to speak, call] …   Useful english dictionary

  • i-cleped — i cleped, i cliped etc., ME. pa. pple. of clepe v.: see yclept …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cleping — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clepe — transitive verb (cleped; yclept; also cleped or ycleped; cleping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English clipian to speak, call; akin to Old Frisian kleppa to ring Date: before 12th century archaic name, call …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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