verb (used with object), cleped or clept [klept] /klɛpt/ (also y·cleped or y·clept [ee-klept] /iˈklɛpt/ ), clep·ing.Archaic.
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And this star that is toward the north, that we clepe the Lode-star, ne appeareth not to them.
And there be also urchins, as great as wild swine here; we clepe them Porcz de Spine.
And then he made many statutes and ordinances that they clepe Ysya Chan.
For schal I clepe it a felonie an or a synne at I haue desired e sauuacioun of e ordre of e senat.Chaucer's Translation of Boethius's 'De Consolatione Philosophiae'|Geoffrey Chaucer
And between that river and the great sea Ocean, that p. 169they clepe the Sea Maure, lie all these realms.