verb (used with object), cleped or clept (also y·cleped or y·clept ), clep·ing. Archaic.
Origin of clepe
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Historical Examples of clept
In Ethiopia be many diverse folk; and Ethiope is clept Cusis.
From that city of Erzeroum go men to an hill that is clept Sabissocolle.
And beside the city of Akon runneth a little river, that is clept Belon.
And they went to dwell in the land of Canaan in a place that is clept Shechem.
And above the city is a great mountain that also is clept Polombe.
verb clepes, cleping, cleped (kliːpt, klɛpt), clept, ycleped or yclept
Word Origin for clepe
"to call; to name" (archaic), from Old English cleopian, clipian "to speak, call; summon, invoke; implore."