Old Poet. called; named; known as: a giant yclept Barbarossa
also sp. ycleped or y-cleped
Origin of ycleptMiddle English ycleped ; from Old English geclypod ; from ge-, y- + past participle of clipian, to call, clepe (popularized by Edmund Spenser and amp; John Milton)
A past participle of clepe.
Origin of ycleptMiddle English icleped, from Old English geclepod, past participle of gecleopian, to call : ge-, verb pref.; see kom in Indo-European roots + cleopian, to call.
- Past participle of clepe