Wow, Medieval English language is like a foreign language! I forgot how much focus it takes to read it (it's been since junior high or high school!?).
Don't look for a section on Middle-English Haiku on this site anytime soon.
This is strange. Building a good vocabulary is one thing... but wondering why the "creators" of Word of the Day keep coming up with archaic terms and words one is quite unlikely to ever use.
- verb: Archaic. to call; name (now chiefly in the past participle as ycleped or yclept).
From Middle English, pronounced "kleep."