gout, gouty arthritis, urarthritis
(noun) a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints
Source: WordNet® 3.1
gout (countable and uncountable, plural gouts)
(uncountable, pathology) An extremely painful inflammation of joints, especially of the big toe, caused by a metabolic defect resulting in the accumulation of uric acid in the blood and the deposition of urates around the joints.
Synonyms: crystalline arthritis, gouty arthritis, urarthritis
(usually, followed by of) A spurt or splotch.
(rare) A disease of wheat and cornstalks, caused by insect larvae.
gout (third-person singular simple present gouts, present participle gouting, simple past and past participle gouted)
(intransitive) To spurt.
gout (plural gouts)
(obsolete) taste; relish
Gout, n. Etym: [F. goutte a drop, the gout, the disease being
considered as a defluxion, fr. L. gutta drop.]
1. A drop; a clot or coagulation.
On thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood. Shak.
Definition: A constitutional disease, occurring by paroxysms. It constists
in an inflammation of the fibrous and ligamentous parts of the
joints, and almost always attacks first the great toe, next the
smaller joints, after which, it may attack the greater articulations.
It is attended with various sympathettic phenomena, particularly in
the digestive organs. It may also attack internal organs, as the
stomach, the intestines, etc. Dunglison.
3. A disease of cornstalks. See Corn fly, under Corn. Cout stones.
See Chalkstone, n., 2.
Goût, n. Etym: [F., fr. L. gustus taste. See Gusto.]
Definition: Taste; relish.
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition