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skylark

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)
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sky=lark

CIDE DICTIONARY

skylarkn. 
     A lark that mounts and sings as it files, especially the common species (Alauda arvensis) found in Europe and in some parts of Asia, and celebrated for its melodious song; -- called also sky laverock. See under Lark.  [1913 Webster]
    " The Australian skylark (Cincloramphus cantillans) is a pipit which has the habit of ascending perpendicularly like a skylark, but it lacks the song of a true lark. The Missouri skylark is a pipit (Anthus Spraguei) of the Western United States, resembling the skylark in habit and song."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

skylark, n. & v.
--n. a lark, Alauda arvensis of Eurasia and N. Africa, that sings while hovering in flight.
--v.intr. play tricks or practical jokes, indulge in horseplay, frolic.

Etymology
SKY + LARK(1): (v.) with pun on LARK(2)

THESAURUS

skylark

carouse, celebrate, cut loose, debauch, hell around, jollify, jolly, lark, let go, let loose, let off steam, make merry, make whoopee, raise hell, revel, roister, see life, spree, step out, wanton, whoop it up

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