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  • v. To speak or talk loudly of; boast of; glory in.
  • v. To yelp about; yelp over.


From Middle English beyelpen, from Old English beġylpan, *beġielpan (" to boast, exult"), equivalent to be- +‎ yelp. (Wiktionary)


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  • 'To talk loudly of, boast of, glory in' (O.E.D.). Marked obs., attested in the 1300s and too little beyelped since then.

    February 2, 2009