Definitions for ycleptiˈklɛpt

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or y•cleped

  1. Archaic.

    Category: Function Word

    Ref: a pp. of clepe .

Origin of yclept:

bef. 1000; ME; OE geclypod, ptp. of clypian, cleopian to clepe


  1. yclept(Adjective)

    Called, named.

  2. Origin: Representing ġeclypod. y- from Germanic ge-, clept from clepe.


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