from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the urethra resulting from chronic gonorrhea and characterized by a mucopurulent discharge.
- n. The discharge that is characteristic of this inflammation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Stomach mucus, especially of a hawk.
- n. Any slimy, viscous substance.
- n. A urethral discharge, especially as a symptom of gonorrhoea.
- v. To flow in a thin, limpid humour; to ooze, as gleet.
- v. To flow slowly, as water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A transparent mucous discharge from the membrane of the urethra, commonly an effect of gonorrhea.
- intransitive v. To flow in a thin, limpid humor; to ooze, as gleet.
- intransitive v. To flow slowly, as water.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Slime; mucus.
- n. A thin ichor running from a sore; in particular, a transparent mucous discharge from the urethra: an effect of gonorrhea.
- To flow in a thin limpid humor; ooze, as pus.
- To flow slowly, as water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea
Middle English glet, slime, from Old French glette, from Latin glittus, sticky.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Old French glette. (Wiktionary)