gleek


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gleek \Gleek\, n. [Prob. fr. Icel. leika to play, play a trick
   on, with the prefix ge-; akin to AS. gel[=a]can, Sw. leka to
   play, Dan. lege.]
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   1. A jest or scoff; a trick or deception. [Obs.]
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            Where's the Bastard's braves, and Charles his gleeks
            ?                                     --Shak.
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   2. [Cf. Glicke] An enticing look or glance. [Obs.]
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            A pretty gleek coming from Pallas' eye. --Beau. &
                                                  Fl.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gleek \Gleek\, v. i.
   To make sport; to gibe; to sneer; to spend time idly. [Obs.]
   --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gleek \Gleek\, n. [OF. glic, G. gl["u]ck, fortune. See Luck.]
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   1. A game at cards, once popular, played by three persons.
      [Obs.] --Pepys. Evelyn.
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   2. Three of the same cards held in the same hand; -- hence,
      three of anything. [Obs.]
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