Definition of Larking

1. Noun. A spirited adventure or quest. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of lark) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Larking

1. lark [v] - See also: lark

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larking

laris
larisaite
larixinic
lark
lark's-heel
lark's-heels
lark about
larked
larker
larkers
larkier
larkiest
larkily
larkiness
larkinesses
larking (current term)
larkings
larkish
larklike
larks
larksome
larkspur
larkspurs
larky
larmier
larmiers
larmor radius
larn
larnakes
larnax

Literary usage of Larking

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1. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1868)
"Lambert Blackwell larking was the eldest son of John larking, of Clare House in East Mailing, by Dorothy, daughter of Sir Charles Style, Bart., ..."

2. Hunting by Henry Charles FitzRoy Somerset Beaufort, Mowbray Morris, Edward William Lewis Davis, Digby Collins, Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1886)
"attributed to a noted first-flight man of our grandsires' time, who, ' larking' with some brother spirits back to Melton after a poor day's sport, ..."

3. Hunting by Henry Charles Fitz Roy Somerset Beaufort, Mowbray Morris (1889)
"attributed to a noted first-flight man of our grandsires' time, who, ' larking ' with some brother spirits back to Melton after a poor day's sport, ..."

4. John Downman, A.R.A.: His Life and Works by George Charles Williamson (1907)
"A lady of John larking, Esq., and sister to Sir Charles Styles, Bart. ... Master Lambert larking, 1806. For the group. 12. Misi Emily larking, 1806. Ditto. ..."

5. Workmen's Compensation Law "personal Injury by Accident Arising Out of and ...by Philemon Tecumseh Sherman by Philemon Tecumseh Sherman (1916)
"... but not where it is due to larking by fellow servants.2" In the following cases the accidents were held to have arisen out of the employment: Where a ..."

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