Definition of Larksome
1. playful [adj] - See also: playful
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larksome
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Literary usage of Larksome
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1889)
"... 5 yrs, 11st 11 ft- Mr Raimes - Mr W. I'Anson's larksome, 4 yrs, list 4ffi - Lane ... 13st 4K - • Mr W. Brown 1 7 to 4 agst larksome, 5 to 2 agst Wilton, ..."
2. The Racing Calendar by National Hunt Committee, London (1888)
"... 3ffi Mr Mattison - 11 to 8 agst Wild Meadow, 4 to 1 agst larksome, and 5 to 1 agst Sunny Clime. Won by two length:, four lengths between the ..."
3. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"... hinting to them that the melo-drama had not been produced for larksome purposes, but to give them a taste of the ancient quality. ..."
4. The Opal: A Pure Gift for the Holy Days by John Keese, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, Nathaniel Parker Willis, John Gadsby Chapman (1844)
"By this delinquency the impoverished gentleman was saddled with the maintenance of a comely, larksome nephew, now three-and- twenty—good at the trencher ..."
5. The Tourist's Spain and Portugal by Ruth Kedzie Wood (1913)
"... larksome youths spray passers-by with distilled essences, and powder them with confetti and coloured plaster. When the summer is half over the Rocio is ..."