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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of skylark.

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Examples

  • He could see into the rooms of the other class dormitories, where the students studied, skylarked, rough-housed, or conversed on innumerable topics; from a room in Nordyke, the abode of care-free Juniors, a splendidly blended sextette sang songs of their

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior

  • But there was nothing to dull the spirits of the water-carriers, and they romped and skylarked like a party of schoolboys.

    Sea-Dogs All! A Tale of Forest and Sea

  • There were twenty men in each mess, and seventeen messes on that particular mess-deck, and here the members simultaneously ate, slept, sang, washed their clothes, cursed and laughed, skylarked or quarrelled all round during the waking hours of their watch-off.

    A Tall Ship On Other Naval Occasions

  • The passengers played cards, and read and sang and skylarked about the decks.

    Jimmie Higgins

  • A gang of uncouth practical jokers, exploding in horse-laughter, skylarked about, jostling rudely.

    The Forest

  • He thought of things far away down the perspective of memory, of jolly moments when his father had skylarked with a wildly excited little boy, of a certain annual visit to the Crystal Palace pantomime, full of trivial glittering incidents and wonders, of his father's dread back while customers were in the old, minutely known shop.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • Bucks skylarked with bucks or flirted with the maidens, while the older squaws, shut out from this by virtue of having fulfilled the end of their existence in reproduction, gossiped as they braided rope from the green roots of trailing vines.

    The God of His Fathers

  • Bucks skylarked with bucks or flirted with the maidens, while the older squaws, shut out from this by virtue of having fulfilled, by reproduction, the function of existence, gossiped as they braided rope from the green roots of trailing vines.

    The God Of His Fathers

  • Among the midshipmen who bunked, messed, and skylarked together in the steerage of the "Essex," was one lad whose name in later days was to be inscribed on the roll of the greatest naval heroes of history.

    The Naval History of the United States Volume 1 (of 2)

  • All the way my companions were skylarking, jesting and making puns, and I felt as if a load had been taken off my lungs and spirits, and skylarked with the best of them.

    St. Ives, Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

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