gleek (n.) Old form(s): gleeke, glikes
taunt, gibe, insult
1H6 III.ii.123[Talbot to Burgundy] Now where's the Bastard's braves and Charles his gleeks?
RJ IV.v.112[Peter to Musicians, of what he will give them] No money, on my faith, but the gleek [i.e. a contemptuous gesture]
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