Disport

Definition of Disport

Dis`port´
n.1.Play; sport; pastime; diversion; playfulness.
v. i.1.To play; to wanton; to move in gayety; to move lightly and without restraint; to amuse one's self.
[imp. & p. p. Disported; p. pr. & vb. n. Disporting.]
Where light disports in ever mingling dyes.
- Pope.
Childe Harold basked him in the noontide sun,
Disporting there like any other fly.
- Byron.
v. t.1.To divert or amuse; to make merry.
They could disport themselves.
- Buckle.
2.To remove from a port; to carry away.

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