verb (used with object), cleped or clept (also y·cleped or y·clept ), clep·ing. Archaic.
Words nearby clepe
Origin of clepe
Definition for ycleped (2 of 2)
Origin of yclept
Examples from the Web for ycleped
The thing of legs and arms, ycleped Frank, watched my outgoings from the hotel.
A huge vehicle, ycleped the ark of Noah, closed the procession.The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper
Account for the second -r in forlorn; and for the y in ycleped.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
But an oblong bit of iron, ycleped a bolt, was passed across the door on the inside, and prevented her benign intentions.The Abbot|Sir Walter Scott