Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the urethra characterized by a mucopurulent discharge.
  • noun The discharge that is characteristic of this inflammation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Slime; mucus.
  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A transparent mucous discharge from the membrane of the urethra, commonly an effect of gonorrhea.
  • intransitive verb To flow in a thin, limpid humor; to ooze, as gleet.
  • intransitive verb To flow slowly, as water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete, except Scots Stomach mucus, especially of a hawk.
  • noun obsolete, except Scots Any slimy, viscous substance.
  • noun vulgar, slang A urethral discharge, especially as a symptom of gonorrhoea.
  • verb To flow in a thin, limpid humour; to ooze, as gleet.
  • verb To flow slowly, as water.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English glet, slime, from Old French glette, from Latin glittus, sticky.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Old French glette.

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