Scampering
Scamper Scam"per, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Scampered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scampering}.] [OF. escamper to escape, to save one's self; L. ex from + campus the field (sc. of battle). See {Camp}, and cf. {Decamp}, {Scamp}, n., {Shamble}, v. t.] To run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

The lady, however, . . . could not help scampering about the room after a mouse. --S. Sharpe. [1913 Webster]


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