Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of beclip.
  • noun obsolete An embrace.

Etymologies

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From Middle English *beclipping, *biclupping, from Old English beclypping ("embrace"), equivalent to beclip +‎ -ing.

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From beclip.

Examples

  • When the swan is in love he seeketh the female, and pleaseth her with beclipping of the neck, and draweth her to him - ward; and he joineth his neck to the female's neck, as it were binding the necks together.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

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