Gleety
Gleety Gleet"y, a. Ichorous; thin; limpid. --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gleety — ēd.]ē, ēt], ]i adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: gleet (I) + y : having the appearance or characteristics of gleet a gleety discharge …   Useful english dictionary

  • gleety — /glee tee/, adj., gleetier, gleetiest. characteristic of or resembling gleet. [1475 85; GLEET + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gleety — adj. of or resembling gleet; of or resembling discharge from a wound or ulcer; of or resembling gonorrhea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gleet — Obsolete term for a chronic urethral discharge following gonorrhea. [M.E. glet, slime, fr. O.Fr. glette, fr. L. glittus, sticky] * * * gleet glēt n a chronic inflammation (as gonorrhea) of a bodily orifice usu. accompanied by an abnormal… …   Medical dictionary

  • gleet — [gli:t] noun Medicine a watery discharge from the urethra caused by gonorrhoeal infection. Derivatives gleety adjective Origin ME: from OFr. glette slime, secretion , of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • purulent — adj 1. suppurating, gathering, festering, mattering, maturating, coming or drawing to a head; discharging, excreting, draining, running. 2. ulcerous, ulcerative, ulcerated, festered, furuncu lar, furunculous, cankerous, cankered; gangrenous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • glett — glett(e, gletty obs. ff. gleet, gleety a …   Useful english dictionary

  • glette — glett(e, gletty obs. ff. gleet, gleety a …   Useful english dictionary

  • gletty — glett(e, gletty obs. ff. gleet, gleety a …   Useful english dictionary

  • glittie — Sc. var. gleety a …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”