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yclept

or y·cleped

[ ee-klept ]
/ iˈklɛpt /
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verb

a past participle of clepe.

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Origin of yclept

First recorded before 1000; Middle English ycleped, Old English geclypod, past participle of clypian, cleopian “to name, call”; see clepe

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British Dictionary definitions for yclept

yclept
/ (ɪˈklɛpt) obsolete /

verb

a past participle of clepe

adjective

having the name of; called

Word Origin for yclept

Old English gecleopod, past participle of cleopian to call
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