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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disport  \Dis*port"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Disported};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Disporting}.]  [OF.  se  desporter  pref.  des-  (L.  dis-) 
  +  F.  porter  to  carry;  orig.  therefore,  to  carry  one's  self 
  away  from  work  to  go  to  amuse  one's  self  See  {Port} 
  demeanor,  and  cf  {Sport}.] 
  To  play;  to  wanton;  to  move  in  gayety;  to  move  lightly  and 
  without  restraint;  to  amuse  one's  self 
 
  Where  light  disports  in  ever  mingling  dyes.  --Pope. 
 
  Childe  Harold  basked  him  in  the  noontide  sun, 
  Disporting  there  like  any  other  fly.  --Byron. 




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