Definition for GOUT

GOUT, n.1 [Fr. goutte, a drop, the gout; the disease being considered as a defluxion; It. gotta; Sp. gota; Ir. guta; L. gutta. Qu. Pers. كُوتْ kot, hot, infirm in the feet.]

  1. The Podagra, a painful disease of the small joints, but sometimes affecting the stomach. It is often periodical or intermitting. Coxe.
  2. A drop. [Not used.]. Shak.

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