Etymology
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gleet (n.)

mid-14c., "slime, greasy filth," from Old French glete "clay, loam; slime, mud, filth" (12c., Modern French glette), from Latin glitem (nominative glis) "sticky, glutinous ground," back-formation from glittus "sticky."

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Definitions of gleet

gleet (n.)
a thin morbid discharge as from a wound or especially chronic gonorrhea;
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