Clept



[klept] /klɛpt/

verb
1.
a simple past tense and past participle of .
[kleep] /klip/
verb (used with object), cleped or clept (also ycleped or yclept ) cleping. Archaic.
1.
to call; name (now chiefly in the past participle as ycleped or yclept).
/kliːp/
verb clepes, cleping, cleped (kliːpt; klɛpt), clept, ycleped, yclept
1.
(transitive) (archaic) to call by the name of
v.

“to call; to name” (archaic), from Old English cleopian, clipian “to speak, call; summon, invoke; implore.”

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