gambol

Part of speech: verb

To skip sportively about.

Part of speech: noun

A skipping about in sport.

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Usage examples "gambol":

  1. It was a toned old Burgundy, happy in the year of its birth, the grandest of instruments to roll the gambol- march of the Dionysiaca through the blood of this frame and sound it to the spirit. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. Patsy stood on the stone, all trodden smooth by the restless feet of the hill lambs which in spring came from the most distant parts of the moor to gambol there. - "Patsy", S. R. Crockett.
  3. There the merry little water- spirits play their games and gambol all the glad long days, until they leave their childhood far behind. - "Undine", Friedrich de la Motte Fouquée.