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

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Examples

  • A three weeks 'frost had effectually stopped the hunting; all the best tandem leaders were completely screwed; the freshmen had been "larked" till they were grown as cunning as magpies; and the Dean had set up a divinity lecture at two o'clock, and published a stringent proclamation against rows in the Quad.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 54, No. 338, December 1843

  • Instead of floating about in graceful attitudes, with the "amber dropping hair" of Milton's Sabrina, they "larked" like a school of porpoises, splashing each other and playing tricks.

    The Youngest Girl in the Fifth A School Story

  • And he was not far wrong; the times and manners which he admired were pretty nearly gone -- the gay young men 'larked' him irreverently, while the serious youth had a grave pity and wonder at him, which would have been even more painful to bear, had the old gentleman been aware of its extent.

    The History of Pendennis, Volume 2 His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy

  • "larked" him irreverently, whilst the serious youth had a grave pity and wonder at him; which would have been even more painful to bear, had the old gentleman been aware of its extent.

    The History of Pendennis

  • NBC's normally professional Brian Williams and the estimable Richard Engel were positively giddy as they larked through Tahrir Square among the protesters.

    Terence Smith: No Cheering in the Press Box, Please

  • We larked as recklessly, as boisterously, as joyously, Patrick and me, for a few brief weeks that summer, and when I shut my eyes I hear us larking still.

    Obituary

  • _They larked around and took big risks; but, in the main, they were harmless enough.

    Paperback Cover Cavalcade 7

  • Perhaps you larked through learning English through some combination of talent and opportunity and good teaching, and a language that is relative close to English

    LAUGHING AT “ENGRISH” » Sociological Images

  • I've larked about with Rocky lots of times in the park and he's fab!

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  • Who didn't expect that Orson Welles larked around with masks and cameras as a youth, as he does in "The Hearts of Age," a once-lost eight-minute work he co-directed in 1934?

    A Landmark of Research and Restoration

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