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Definition of "ycleped" []

  • Alternative spelling of yclept: called, named (verb)

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Use "ycleped" in a sentence
  • "Rhizotome, with the soft coat of a field tortoise, alias ycleped"
  • "Rhizotome, with the soft coat of a field tortoise, alias ycleped a mole, was making himself a velvet purse."
  • "Before the door of Saunders Jaup, a feuar of some importance, “who held his land free, and caredna a bodle for any one,” yawned that odoriferous gulf, ycleped, in Scottish phrase, the jawhole; in other words, an uncovered common sewer."
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