Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 12/26/17 Gleek

Gleek (verb)
gleek [gleek]


verb (used without object), Archaic.
1. to make a joke; jest.

Origin: First recorded in 1540-50; origin uncertain

Gleek (noun)
gleek [gleek]


noun
1. an English card game for three persons played with a 44-card pack, popular from the 16th through the 18th century.

Origin: 1525-35; < Middle French glic, perhaps < Middle Dutch gelīc like

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