from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Old World lark (Alauda arvensis) having brownish plumage and noted for its singing while in flight.
- intransitive v. To play actively and boisterously; frolic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small brown passerine bird, Alauda arvensis, that sings as it flies high into the air.
- v. To jump about joyfully, frolic; to play around, play tricks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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. See under lark.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The common lark of Europe, Alauda arvensis: so called because it mounts toward the sky and sings as it flies. Also called sky-laverock, rising-lark, field-lark, short-heeled lark, etc. The name extends to some other true larks, and also to a few of the pipits.
- To engage in boisterous fun or frolic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. play boisterously
- n. brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
From sky + lark. (Wiktionary)