At the foot of this rock there is a deep, narrow, crooked cleft, yclept the 'Needle's Eye.'
Am I not yclept quacksalver by those that come not near me, and wizard by those I heal?
Who, in your opinion, is the greatest leader of the "opposition" yclept the Christian religion?
And dared the vengeance of the Russ, whose sway is yclept divine?
We had no bread but lumps of hot dough, which reminded me forcibly of certain juvenile creations of my brothers, yclept dumps.
I take it, however, as a hopeful sign that one of the latest comers to the circle is yclept Radium.
Xanthippe by name, yclept also Iaia by way of jest, escapes from sorrow since her soul from the body flies.
On one of these our cow gun, yclept "Wearie Willie," was hauled; it took fifty-six oxen to get him up there.
A projection of the roof, yclept “hurricane-deck,” serves as an awning to this continuous terrace, shading it from the sun.
This rustic place was originally the village ale house, yclept "The Horse Shoe."
"to call; to name" (archaic), from Old English cleopian, clipian "to speak, call; summon, invoke; implore."