And then the king wetteth his hands there, in that they clepe gall, and anointeth his front and his breast.
And then he made many statutes and ordinances that they clepe Ysya Chan.
But that is not that east that we clepe our east, on this half, where the sun riseth to us.
And there be many popinjays, that they clepe psittakes their language.
For schal I clepe it a felonie an or a synne at I haue desired e sauuacioun of e ordre of e senat.
And in that isle dwelleth the pope of their law, that they clepe Lobassy.
And their prince, that governeth that country, that they clepe Batho, dwelleth at the city of Orda.
In that same region be the mountains of Caspian that p. 175men clepe Uber in the country.
And then must they let carry their victual upon the ice with cars that have no wheels, that they clepe sleighs.
And this star that is toward the north, that we clepe the Lode-star, ne appeareth not to them.
"to call; to name" (archaic), from Old English cleopian, clipian "to speak, call; summon, invoke; implore."