lark

  1. North American yellow-breasted songbirds
  2. any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
  3. any carefree episode

Lark

Larks are passerine birds of the family Alaudidae. All species occur in the Old World, and in northern and eastern Australia. Only one, the horned lark, is native to North America. Habitats vary widely, but many species live in dry regions. Larks, which are part of the family Alaudidae, are small- to medium-sized birds, 12 to 24 cm (5 to 8 inches)...
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Lark

• (v. i.) To catch larks; as, to go larking. • (n.) Any one numerous species of singing birds of the genus Alauda and allied genera (family Alaudidae). They mostly belong to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. In America they are represented by the shore larks, or horned by the shore larks, or horned larks, of the genus Otocoris. The true ...
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lark

<ornithology> Any one numerous species of singing birds of the genus Alauda and allied genera (family Alaudidae). They mostly belong to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. In America they are represented by the shore larks, or horned by the shore larks, or horned larks, of the genus Otocoris. The true larks have holaspidean tarsi, very long hi...
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Lark

[dinghy] The Lark is a two-person, non-trapeze sailing dinghy, designed in 1966 by Michael Jackson (who was also responsible for many National 12 and Merlin Rocket designs). All Larks are made of glass-reinforced plastic (GRP). The Lark is a one-design class which leads to very close racing. The boat is very popular in the UK with a new bui...
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Lark

[Norwegian resistance] Lark was the code word for the group that was sent from the United Kingdom to Trondheim, Norway as part of the preparations for a possible allied invasion of Norway. Lark developed into the main organisation for the Special Operations Executive (SOE) in Trøndelag, and became the effective leadership of Milorg in the ...
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Lark

[person] A lark, early bird, or morning person is a person who usually gets up early in the morning and goes to bed early in the evening. The lark (bird) is primarily diurnal, which explains the choice of the word `lark` for people who may sleep from around 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Larks tend to feel most energetic just after they get up in the mo...
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Lark

[train] The Lark was an overnight passenger train of the Southern Pacific Company on the 470-mile run between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It became a streamliner in 1941 and was discontinued on April 8, 1968. The Lark ran along the same route as the Coast Daylight and was often pulled by a locomotive wearing the famous Daylight paint sch...
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Lark

Lark (lärk) noun [ Perh from Anglo-Saxon lāc play, sport. Confer Lake , intransitive verb ] A frolic; a jolly time. [ Colloq.] Dickens.
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Lark

Lark intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Larked ; present participle & verbal noun Larking .] To sport; to frolic. [ Colloq.]
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Lark

Lark noun [ Middle English larke , laverock , Anglo-Saxon lāwerce ; akin to Dutch leeuwerik , LG. lewerke , Old High German lērahha , German lerche , Swedish lärka , Danish lerke , Icelandic lævirki .] (Zoolo...
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lark

Any of a group of songbirds found mainly in the Old World, but also in North America. Larks are brownish-tan in colour and usually about 18 cm/7 in long; they nest on the ground in the open. The skylark (Alauda arvensis) sings as it rises almost vertically in the air. It is light brown and 18 cm/7 in long. (Family...
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lark

family name Alaudidae, any of about 75 species of a songbird family (order Passeriformes). Larks occur throughout the continental Old World; only ... [2 related articles]
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Lark

HMS Lark was a British modified Black Swan Class sloop of 1430 tons displacement launched and sunk during the Second World War. HMS Lark was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 20 knots and carried a complement of 192. She was armed with six 4 inch dual purpose guns and eight 2 pdr anti-aircraft guns.
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Lark

Jumping fences unnecessarily when hounds are not running
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Lark

Lark is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `song bird` The name Lark is most commonly given to American girls. In the Netherlands it is (almost) solely given to boys Although in most countries Lark is a name given to girls. In the United States, 1 out of 43 Lark`s are boys. The name sounds like: Lyric, Lyrica,, Larch, Largo Similar ...
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Lark

Lark is the common name of birds of the genus Alauda, family Alaudidae. They are characterized by a short, strong bill; nostrils covered with feathers; forked tongue; long, straight hind-claw; and the power to raise the feathers on the back part of the head in the form of a crest. Their distribution throughout the Old World is general, but the only...
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lark

lark, common name for members of the large family Alaudidae, perching birds of terrestrial habits, chiefly of the Old World and best-known through the skylark, Alauda arvensis. The horned larks belong to the one species native to North America, Eremophila alpestris. They vary in color and markings i...
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Lark

To jump a fence unnecessarily when hounds are not running.
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Lark

To jump fences unnecessarily when hounds are not running, or on non-hunting days.
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lark

[n] - any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
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