Yclept meaning

ĭ-klēpt, ĭ-klĕpt
Called; named; known as.

A giant yclept Barbarossa.

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(archaic, poetic) Called, named.
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Past participle of clepe.
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Origin of yclept

  • Middle English icleped from Old English geclepod past participle of gecleopian to call ge- verb pref. kom in Indo-European roots cleopian to call

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Representing Old English Ä¡eclypod. y- from Germanic ge-, clept from clepe.

    From Wiktionary