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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frolic  \Frol"ic\  (fr[o^]l"[i^]k),  a.  [D.  vroolijk  akin  to  G. 
  fr["o]lich,  fr  froh,  OHG.  fr[=o],  Dan.  fro,  OS  fr[=a]h,  cf 
  Icel.  fr[=a]r  swift;  all  perh.  akin  to  Skr.  pru  to  spring 
  up.] 
  Full  of  levity;  dancing,  playing,  or  frisking  about  full  of 
  pranks;  frolicsome;  gay;  merry. 
 
  The  frolic  wind  that  breathes  the  spring.  --Milton. 
 
  The  gay,  the  frolic,  and  the  loud.  --Waller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frolic  \Frol"ic\,  n. 
  1.  A  wild  prank;  a  flight  of  levity,  or  of  gayety  and  mirth. 
 
  He  would  be  at  his  frolic  once  again  --Roscommon. 
 
  2.  A  scene  of  gayety  and  mirth,  as  in  lively  play,  or  in 
  dancing;  a  merrymaking. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Frolic  \Frol"ic\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frolicked};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Frolicking}.] 
  To  play  wild  pranks;  to  play  tricks  of  levity,  mirth,  and 
  gayety;  to  indulge  in  frolicsome  play;  to  sport. 
 
  Hither,  come  hither,  and  frolic  and  play.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  frolic 
  n  :  gay  or  light-hearted  recreational  activity  for  diversion  or 
  amusement;  "it  was  all  done  in  play";  "their  frolic  in 
  the  surf  threatened  to  become  ugly"  [syn:  {play},  {romp}, 
  {gambol},  {caper}] 
  v  :  play  or  romp  around  "The  children  frolicked  in  the  garden"; 
  "the  gamboling  lambs  in  the  meadows"  [syn:  {lark},  {rollick}, 
  {skylark},  {disport},  {sport},  {cavort},  {gambol},  {frisk}, 
  {romp},  {run  around},  {lark  about}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Frolic 
 
  A  {Prolog}  system  in  {Common  Lisp}. 
 
  {(ftp://ftp.cs.utah.edu/pub/frolic.tar.Z)} 
 
  (1991-11-23) 
 
 




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