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The dict-ified word of the day is gambol

| source : web1913 | Gambol \Gam"bol\ v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gamboled}, or {Gambolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gamboling} or {Gambolling}.] To dance and skip about in sport; to frisk; to skip; to play in frolic, like boys or lambs. | source : web1913 | Gambol \Gam"bol\ (g[a^]m"b[o^]l), n. [OE. gambolde, gambaulde, F. gambade, gambol, fr. It. gambata kick, fr. L. gamba leg, akin to F. jambe, OF. also, gambe, fr. L. gamba, hoof or perh. joint: cf. Gr. kamph` a binding, winding, W., Ir. & Gael. cam crooked; perh. akin to E. chamber: cf.F. gambiller to kick about. Cf. {Jamb}, n., {Gammon} ham, {Gambadoes}.] A skipping or leaping about in frolic; a hop; a sportive prank. --Dryden. | source : wn | gambol n : gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly" [syn: {play}, {frolic}, {romp}, {caper}] v : play or romp around; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows" [syn: {frolic}, {lark}, {rollick}, {skylark}, {disport}, {sport}, {cavort}, {frisk}, {romp}, {run around}, {lark about}]

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