(Gleed) n. [AS. gled, fr. glowan to glow as a fire; akin to D. gloed, G. glut, Icel. gloð. See
Glow, v. i.] A live or glowing coal; a glede. [Archaic] Chaucer. Longfellow.
(Glee"ful) a. Merry; gay; joyous. Shak.
(Gleek) n. [Prob. fr. Icel. leika to play, play a trick on, with the prefix ge-; akin to AS. gelacan,
Sw. leka to play, Dan. lege.]
1. A jest or scoff; a trick or deception. [Obs.]
Where's the Bastard's braves, and Charles his gleeks ?Shak.
2. [Cf. Glicke] An enticing look or glance. [Obs.]
A pretty gleek coming from Pallas' eye.Beau. & Fl.
(Gleek), v. i. To make sport; to gibe; to sneer; to spend time idly. [Obs.] Shak.
(Gleek), n. [OF. glic, G. glück, fortune. See Luck.]
1. A game at cards, once popular, played by three persons. [Obs.] Pepys. Evelyn.
2. Three of the same cards held in the same hand; hence, three of anything. [Obs.]
(Glee"man) n.; pl. Gleemen [Glee + man; AS. gleóman.] A name anciently given to an itinerant
minstrel or musician.
(Gleen) v. i. [Cf. Glance, Glint.] To glisten; to gleam. [Obs.] Prior.
(Glee"some) a. Merry; joyous; gleeful.
(Gleet) n. [OE. glette, glet, glat, mucus, pus, filth, OF. glete.] (Med.) A transparent mucous
discharge from the membrane of the urethra, commonly an effect of gonorrhea. Hoblyn.
(Gleet), v. i.
1. To flow in a thin, limpid humor; to ooze, as gleet. Wiseman.
2. To flow slowly, as water. Cheyne.
(Gleet"y) a. Ichorous; thin; limpid. Wiseman.
(Gleg) a. [Icel. glöggr.] Quick of perception; alert; sharp. [Scot.] Jamieson.
(Gleire Gleyre), n. See Glair. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Glen) n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. W. glyn a deep valley, Ir. & Gael. gleann valley, glen.] A secluded
and narrow valley; a dale; a depression between hills.
And wooes the widow's daughter of the glen.Spenser.
(Glen*liv"at Glen*liv"et) n. A kind of Scotch whisky, named from the district in which it was first
made. W. E. Aytoun.
(Gle"noid) a. [Gr. socket of a joint + form; cf. F. glénoïde.] (Anat.) Having the form of a smooth
and shallow depression; socketlike; applied to several articular surfaces of bone; as, the glenoid cavity,
or fossa, of the scapula, in which the head of the humerus articulates.