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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Playing; sport; jesting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Playing; sport; jesting.

Etymologies

From Middle English lakeringe, lakeryng, lakring, perhaps from *lakeren, frequentative variant of Middle English laken, leiken ("to play, sport"), or equivalent to laker +‎ -ing. (Wiktionary)

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