Pronunciation: (gout), [key]
1. an acute, recurrent disease characterized by painful inflammation of the joints, chiefly those in the feet and hands, and esp. in the great toe, and by an excess of uric acid in the blood.
2. a mass or splash, as of blood; spurt.
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