In plain gleek, his career was about to get hit with the force of a thousand grape slushies.
To give the gleek was "to pass a jest upon, to make a person ridiculous."
gleek let it be, for I am persuaded I shall gleek some of you.
Terms at the game of gleek, which she is supposed to love immoderately.
To gleek is used in Shakespeare for "to make sport, to jest," &c.
Was it ever heard there was a game at gleek at the ordinary before, without counting tiddy?
Impetuous youth, play not with him at billiards, basset, or gleek.
For those,” he observes sarcastically, “who be well willing, it is soon learned—in good faith sooner than primero or gleek.
By the cross of these hilts, I'll never play at gleek again, whilst I have a nose on my face: I smell the knavery of the game.
A metaphor taken from the game at cards called gleek, where a gleek of knaves is three.
card game, 1530s, from French glic, ghelicque (15c.), perhaps from Middle Dutch ghelic (Dutch gelijk) "like," because one of the goals of the game is collecting cards of the same rank.