Complete Definition of "yclept"

English
Etymology
Representing Old English geclypod|Ä¡eclypod.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪËklÉpt/
rhymes|Épt

Verb
yclept

  1. archaic past participle of|clepe

#*1922: James Joyce, Ulysses
#*:And there came against the place as they stood a young learning knight yclept Dixon.
#*2001: Glen David Gold, Carter Beats the Devil
#*:World traveling sorcerer supreme Charles Carter, yclept Carter the Mysterious, has made a startling discovery that makes the news from Europe seem mild indeed.

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