gleety

gleety

[glee-tee]
adjective, gleetier, gleetiest.
characteristic of or resembling gleet.

Origin:
1475–85; gleet + -y1

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gleet (ɡliːt)
 
n
1.  inflammation of the urethra with a slight discharge of thin pus and mucus: a stage of chronic gonorrhoea
2.  the pus and mucus discharged
 
[C14: from Old French glette slime, from Latin glittus sticky]
 
'gleety
 
adj

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