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[mass noun] A watery discharge from the urethra caused by gonorrhoeal infection.
- ‘The subject developed, firstly, the typical gleet of gonorrhoea, then went on to produce a chancre and then the manifestations of secondary syphilis.’
- ‘They also provide testing, in case you're worried that your inability to pee is a result of gleet buildup.’
Middle English (denoting mucus formed in the stomach): from Old French glette slime, secretion, of unknown origin.
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