Definition of yclept in English:

yclept

Syllabification: y·clept
Pronunciation: /iˈklept
 
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adjective

[predicative] archaic or humorous
By the name of: a lady yclept Eleanora
More example sentences
  • Why art thou so oddly yclept, so whimsically named - oh, got it, you play the HARP.
  • Taking advantage of the disposition you express to hear from the ‘dear public,’ I beg to submit a few reflections concerning the idiosyncrasies of that part of our city yclept ‘The Street’.
  • It also leads to pronouncing two double consonants when you speak the word; cl and pt. Yclept means named as in ‘I have a dog yclept Rover.’

Origin

Old English gecleopod, past participle of cleopian 'call', of Germanic origin.

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