verb (used without object) Archaic.
Words nearby gleek
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Examples from the Web for gleek
In plain Gleek, his career was about to get hit with the force of a thousand grape slushies.
By the cross of these hilts, I'll never play at gleek again, whilst I have a nose on my face: I smell the knavery of the game.
The index of extravagance at gleek seems to have advanced alarmingly in the course of the seventeenth century.
To gleek is used in Shakespeare for "to make sport, to jest," &c.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume I (of 3)|Thomas Percy
A metaphor taken from the game at cards called Gleek, where a gleek of knaves is three.
Impetuous youth, play not with him at billiards, basset, or gleek.Adventures among Books|Andrew Lang