gleek

gleek

1 [gleek]
verb (used without object) Archaic.
to make a joke; jest.

Origin:
1540–50; origin uncertain

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gleek

2 [gleek]
noun
an English card game for three persons played with a 44-card pack, popular from the 16th through the 18th century.

Origin:
1525–35; < Middle French glic, perhaps < Middle Dutch gelīc like1

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