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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Definitions for gleek

  1. Archaic. to make a joke; jest.

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Citations for gleek
Nay, I can gleek upon occasion. William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1623
He ever loves to gleek and gird at Will, and say that he doth lack learning. Francis H. Mackintosh, "The New Play--II: An Evening with Shakspere, A. D. 1611," The Bellman, Volume X, April 8, 1911
Origin of gleek
1540-1550
Gleek was first recorded between 1540 and 1550. It is of uncertain origin.
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