ycleped


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ycleped \Y*cleped"\, p. p. [AS. geclipod, p. p. of clipian,
   cleopian, cliopian, to call. See Clepe, and also the Note
   under Y-.]
   Called; named; -- obsolete, except in archaic or humorous
   writings. [Spelt also yclept.]
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         It is full fair to ben yclept madame.    --Chaucer.
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         But come, thou goddess fair and free.
         In heaven ycleped Euphrosyne.            --Milton.
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         Those charming little missives ycleped valentines.
                                                  --Lamb.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clepe \Clepe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clepedor; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Cleping. Cf. Ycleped.] [AS. clepan, cleopian, clipian,
   clypian, to cry, call.]
   To call, or name. [Obs.]
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         That other son was cleped Cambalo.       --Chaucer.
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