init. college level examination program
CLEP may refer to:
- Chinese Lunar Exploration Program, a moon exploration project by the People's Republic of China
- College Level Examination Program offered by the College Board in the United States
- Challenger II Life Extension Programme, a UK main battle tank improvement programme
- Chinese Language Elective Programme, an educational programme in Singapore, see Secondary education in Singapore
Usage examples of "clep".
For of us chapmen,* all so God me save, *merchants And by that lord that cleped is Saint Ive, Scarcely amonges twenty, ten shall thrive Continually, lasting unto our age.
After all these there marcht a most faire Dame,Led of two grysie villeins, th'one Despight,The other cleped Cruelty by name:She dolefull Lady, like a dreary Spright,Cald by strong charmes out of eternall night,Had deathes owne image figurd in her face,Full of sad signes, fearefull to liuing sight.
Or, if yow liste, bidde hym thennes goon, Trille this pyn, and he wol vanysshe anoon Out of the sighte of every maner wight, And com agayn, be it day or nyght, Whan that yow list to clepen hym ageyn, In swich a gyse as I shal to yow seyn, Bitwixe yow and me, and that ful soone.
Ayeyns his myght ther gayneth none obstacles, He may be cleped a god for hise myracles, For he kan maken at his owene gyse Of everich herte as that hym list divyse.
This constable dooth forth come a messageer, And wroot unto his kyng, that cleped was Alle, How that this blisful tidyng is bifalle, And othere tidynges spedeful for to seye.
Of whiche the faireste hewed on hir throte Was cleped faire damoysele Pertelote.
Wherfore, er that the sonne gan up glyde, She cleped on hir maistresse, hir bisyde, And seyde, that hir liste for to ryse.
Hir gretteste ooth was but by Seinte Loy, And she was cleped Madame Eglentyne.
The statue of Mars upon a carte stood Armed, and looked grym as he were wood, And over his heed ther shynen two figures Of sterres, that been cleped in scriptures That oon Puella, that oother Rubeus.
The vertu expulsif, or animal, Fro thilke vertu cleped natural Ne may the venym voyden, ne expelle.
Whoso that wole his large volume seke Cleped the Seintes Legende of Cupide, Ther may he seen the large woundes wyde Of Lucresse, and of Babilan Tesbee, The swerd of Dido for the false Enee, The tree of Phillis for hir Demophon, The pleinte of Dianire and Hermyon, Of Adriane and of Isiphilee, The bareyne yle stondynge in the see, The dreynte Leandre for his Erro, The teeris of Eleyne, and eek the wo Of Brixseyde, and of the, Ladomea, The crueltee of the, queene Medea, Thy litel children hangyng by the hals For thy Jason, that was in love so fals.
He cleped it `Valerie and Theofraste,' At whiche book he lough alwey ful faste.
This noble kyng was cleped Cambynskan, Which in his tyme was of so greet renoun, That ther was nowher in no regioun So excellent a lord in alle thyng.
This noble kyng, this Tarte Cambynskan, Hadde two sones on Elpheta his wyf, Of whiche the eldeste highte Algarsyf, That oother sone was cleped Cambalo.
A yeer and moore lasted this blisful lyg, Til that the knyght of which I speke of thus, That of Kayrrud was cleped Arveragus, Shoop hym to goon, and dwelle a yeer or tweyne, In Engelond, that cleped was eek Briteyne, To seke in armes worship and honour- For al his lust he sette in swich labour- And dwelled there two yeer, the book seith thus.