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Word of the Day 10/13/21 Yclept

Yclept (verb)
yclept or y·cleped [ ee-klept ]


verb
1. a past participle of clepe.

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

HOW TO USE YCLEPT IN A SENTENCE
A certain impetuous, wilful, wrong-headed boy, yclept Geoffrey Moncton.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME I|SUSANNA MOODIE

This rustic place was originally the village ale house, yclept "The Horse Shoe."
THE KING'S POST|R. C. TOMBS

"We'll bate the English into the say," said a resident in the sweet region yclept Summer Hill.
IRELAND AS IT IS|ROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)

Xanthippe by name, yclept also Iaia by way of jest, escapes from sorrow since her soul from the body flies.
THE COMMON PEOPLE OF ANCIENT ROME|FRANK FROST ABBOTT

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