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]


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

  • cleping — …   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

  • Clepe — Clepe, v. i. To make appeal; to cry out. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Wandering in woe, and to the heavens on high Cleping for vengeance of this treachery. Mir. for Mag. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   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

  • 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

  • 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

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