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  • v. To call forth, summon, invite

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To call forth.

Etymologies

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From Middle English forthclepien, forthclepen ("to call forth, summon, invite") from Old English forþclipian, forþclypian ("to call forth"), equivalent to forth- +‎ clepe.

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