Origin of gleek1
Words nearby gleek
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Origin of gleek2
How to use gleek in a sentence
In plain Gleek, his career was about to get hit with the force of a thousand grape slushies.
Gleek is the proper name of the second game, and not check, as your correspondent suggests.
Was it ever heard there was a game at gleek at the ordinary before, without counting tiddy?The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
To gleek is used in Shakespeare for "to make sport, to jest," &c.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume I (of 3)|Thomas Percy
The index of extravagance at gleek seems to have advanced alarmingly in the course of the seventeenth century.
Gleek is described in Cottons Complete Gamester, where it is called a noble and delightful game or recreation.Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards|Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer