Definition of Larkiest
1. larky [adj] - See also: larky
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Literary usage of Larkiest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"... smartest, laziest, larkiest, and merriest of all the boys in that great school. We all liked him as no other set of boys liked their tutor. ..."
2. Modern Mexico by Robert Joseph MacHugh (1914)
"The Mexican policeman is as alert as a weasel, and as he is very handy with his revolver, even the " larkiest " of night-birds gives the lamp a wide berth, ..."
3. The Book of the Cheese: Being Traits and Stories of "Ye Olde-Cheshire Cheese by Thomas Wilson Reid, William Hussey Graham, Henry Johnson, R. R. D. Adams (1901)
"... modern improvements " directed against building and management for more than two hundred years, is the " larkiest" thing we have done in our wanderings. ..."
4. A Vision of India by Sidney James Mark Low (1907)
"Fanatics they may be, but they are in the larkiest of moods, and as merry as holiday excursionists at Blackpool. Presently they begin to climb into our ..."
5. Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, Bart., K.C.B., F.R.S., Regius Professor of by James Beresford Atlay (1903)
"He rode regularly; and there are letters preserved in his correspondence which show that he kept on terms with the ' larkiest' members of the sporting set. ..."