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  • v. To play (in the sense opposed to work).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See lake.

Etymologies

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From Old English lác, Proto-Germanic *laikan (“game, dance, hymn, sport, fight”) and from Old Norse leika (to move quickly, to play).

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