forthclepen

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English forþclypian (to call forth; summon, invite, summon, invoke, implore)

Verb[edit]

forthclepen

  1. to call forth, summon, invite
    As an egle forthclepynge his bryddis to flee. — Wycliffe Bible, Deut. 32:11, 1425
    (As an eagle summons its birdies to fly.)

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