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clepe

verb
archaic

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to give a name to
  • the brewpub, yclept Ye Olde Taverne, has been decorated in Merrie Olde England to within an inch of its life

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The first known use of clepe was before the 12th century

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“Clepe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clepe. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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