skylark

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To jump about joyfully, frolic
A small brown passerine bird, Alauda arvensis, that sings as it flies high into the air
To play, play around, play tricks

I cherished no malice towards him, though he had been skylarking with me not a little in the matter of my bedfellow.

{n} a lark that mounts in air and sings
{i} common European lark noted for its habit of singing while in flight
A skylark is a small brown bird that sings while flying high above the ground. a small bird that sings while flying high in the sky = lark. Species (Alauda arvensis) of Old World lark particularly noted for its rich, sustained song and for singing in the air. It is about 7 in. (18 cm) long, with brown upper parts streaked with black and buffish white underparts. It breeds across Europe and has been introduced into Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, and British Columbia
play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
See under Lark
A lark that mounts and sings as it files, especially the common species (Alauda arvensis) found in Europe and in some parts of Asia, and celebrated for its melodious song; called also sky laverock
To run about the rigging of a ship for fun
{f} frolic, sport, play; play roughly or boisterously
To play around in any manner, when there is work to be done
brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
skylarking
Originally described the antics of young seamen who climbed and slid down the backstays for fun
skylarked
past of skylark
skylarking
Navy-speak for goofing off
skylarking
The act of running about the rigging of a vessel in sport; hence, frolicking; scuffing; sporting; carousing
skylarking
Originally described the antics of young Navymen who climbed and slid down the backstays for fun. Since the ancient word "lac" means "to play" and the games started high in the masts, the term was "skylacing". Later, corruption of the word changed it to "skylarking"
skylarking
{i} frolicking, sporting, playing; rough or boisterous play
skylarks
plural of , skylark
skylarks
third-person singular of skylark
skylark
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