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1skylark

noun sky·lark \ˈskī-ˌlärk\

: a small bird of Europe, Asia, and northern Africa that sings while it flies

Full Definition of SKYLARK

1
:  a common largely brown Old World lark (Alauda arvensis) noted for its song especially as uttered in flight
2
:  any of various birds resembling the skylark

First Known Use of SKYLARK

1686

2skylark

intransitive verb

Definition of SKYLARK

1
:  to run up and down the rigging of a ship in sport
2
:  frolic, sport
sky·lark·er noun

Examples of SKYLARK

  1. <couldn't resist the temptation to skylark as commencement ceremonies came to a close>
  2. <he spends his time joking and skylarking, but his brother is serious and industrious>

First Known Use of SKYLARK

1809

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