That Bob! "He's full of the old mick!" Huh? That expression summons up a mere two Google hits. I suspect it's a euphemism for "full of the old Nick," which in turn was a euphemism for "full of the Devil."
I found two entries for gleep in Cassell's Dictionary of Slang: please see them at this link: https://books.google.com/books?id=5GpLcC4a5fAC&pg=PA607&dq=gleep&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiN96jQ0YLNAhXI7YMKHfD9CfE4ChDoAQgvMAQ#v=onepage&q=gleep&f=false…
Paul Di Filippo
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