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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lark.

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Examples

  • “Morning” people, called larks, wake up early and spring to life, and “night” people, or owls, stay up until the wee hours of morning and sleep late whenever possible.

    SO STRESSED

  • Several stops where they outnumbered the horned larks, which is not an easy thing to do.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • All the woods were full of squirrels — gray squirrels and the red-fox species — and many birds and flowers; all the meadows were gay with clover and butterflies, and musical with singing grasshoppers and calling larks; there were blackberries in the fence rows, apples and peaches in the orchard, and watermelons in the corn.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • The sky was red in the east and the larks were already singing over the quiet fields when the men of Meer, followed by their wives and children, presented themselves at the Brussels gate of the city.

    The Belgian Twins

  • All the woods were full of squirrels and birds and blooming flowers; all the meadows were gay with clover and butterflies, and musical with singing grasshoppers and calling larks; the fence-rows were full of wild blackberries; there were apples and peaches in the orchard, and plenty of melons ripening in the corn.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • The larks are a variant of laziness because of leisure; and the leisure is a variant of the security and even supremacy of the gentleman.

    What I Saw in America

  • All the woods were full of squirrels -- gray squirrels and the red-fox species -- and many birds and flowers; all the meadows were gay with clover and butterflies, and musical with singing grasshoppers and calling larks; there were blackberries in the fence rows, apples and peaches in the orchard, and watermelons in the corn.

    Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete

  • Often the lake doesn't provide much wind so Tufts has adapted by having what have been called larks on steroids.

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  • Scientists have long divided people into two genetically determined chronotypes: "larks" (early risers) and "owls" (who do better at night).

    NIGHT SHIFT

  • You see, tyro though I was, I knew the political service and the kind of larks it could get up to, like not telling a fellow until it was too late.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

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