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Definitions of Gambol

Pronunciation : Gam"bol
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [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. cam crooked; perh. akin to E. chamber: cf.F. gambiller to kick about. Cf. Jamb, n., Gammon
Definition : Defn: A skipping or leaping about in frolic; a hop; a sportive prank. Dryden.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Gam"bol v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gamboled
Part of Speech : or
Definition : Defn: To dance and skip about in sport; to frisk; to skip; to play in frolic, like boys or lambs.

Gambolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Gamboling or Gambolling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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