clept

clept

[klept]
verb
a simple past tense and past participle of clepe.
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clepe

[kleep]
verb (used with object), cleped or clept (also ycleped or yclept ) cleping. Archaic.
to call; name (now chiefly in the past participle as ycleped or yclept ).

Origin:
before 900; Middle English clepen, Old English cleopian, variant of clipian; akin to Middle Low German kleperen to rattle

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clepe (kliːp)
 
vb , clepes, cleping, cleped, clept, ycleped, yclept
archaic (tr) to call by the name of
 
[Old English cleopian; related to Middle Low German kleperen to rattle]

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