What does the word gout mean?

Usage examples for gout

  1. Ah, well, he has the gout." – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  2. The worshipful burgomaster was ill of the gout. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  3. Full soon the sad effects of this His frame began to show, For that old enemy the gout Had taken him in toe! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood