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- n. Plural form of larker.
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And besides, the larkers, in dragging their nets by night, frequently catch them in the wheat stubbles; while the bat-fowlers, who take many red-wings in the hedges, never entangle any of this species.
With the other lads he’d go heckling the recruiting meetings of the British Army, while the Fianna boys—little newsboy gurriers, right larkers, right scrawls—crept in under the legs of the speakers, throwing up the booths till everything was mayhem.