Crossword clues for gleet
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gleet \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.
Gleet \Gleet\, v. i.
To flow in a thin, limpid humor; to ooze, as gleet.
To flow slowly, as water.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., from Old French glete "clay, loam; slime, mud; filth" (12c., Modern French glette), from Latin glitem (nominative glis) "sticky, glutinous ground," back-formation from glittus "sticky."
n. 1 (context obsolete except Scots English) stomach mucus, especially of a hawk. 2 (context obsolete except Scots English) Any slimy, viscous substance. 3 (context vulgar slang English) A urethral discharge, especially as a symptom of gonorrhoe
1 To flow in a thin, limpid humour; to ooze, as gleet. 2 To flow slowly, as water.
n. a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea
Usage examples of "gleet".
Rory Gleet lifted his visor so he could rub his stinging eyes and how Arlec Byce held his swordhand to his helm to block the stench of burning flesh.
Rory Gleet and Arlec Byce were slower getting started, and Arlec looked back several times as he headed along the bank.
Bitty, Corbie Meese, Rory Gleet, and Bullhammer could make her feel safe inside.
Jojohn was very mean and keen and wiry and had specialized in like Sexual Assault, and The Doctor had pretended to be able to cure syph and gon and gleet but he had only injected water, also he had killed off two devotchkas instead, like he had promised, of getting rid of their unwanted loads for them.
Flip, Gleet, a small but burly Roden named Ket, and Pleep, and a grey-muzzled elder female called Noot were selected to lead Alex to the Towers.
Two summers ago Drey and Rory Gleet had returned from a ten-day hunting trip to the balds doubled up with cramps and indigestion.
Given internally, it lessens mucous secretions, and is of value in bronchorrhoea gleet, leucorrhoea and chronic bronchitis, and asthma.
All you will find in the sick-bay is an obstinate gleet with low fever and a reduced inguinal hernia: and that forearm.
Used for impotence in males, nocturnal emissions, gonorrhoea, gleet and incontinence of urine.
In any case it was almost time for his evening rounds: they amounted to a couple of obstinate gleets and a tenesmus, and when they had been attended to he said to Jacob, 'I shall look after Daniel's last dressing with Poll, if you like to sit with your comatose patient and take notes on pulse, rate of breathing and sensitivity to light.
In any case it was almost time for his evening rounds: they amounted to a couple of obstinate gleets and a tenesmus, and when they had been attended to he said to Jacob, ‘I shall look after Daniel’s last dressing with Poll, if you like to sit with your comatose patient and take notes on pulse, rate of breathing and sensitivity to light.
Rory Gleet, the Shank brothers, Bullhammer, Craw Bannering: All the yearmen looked to him to lead raids, settle disputes, and talk with Mace Black-hail on their behalf.