Disportment Dis*port"ment, n. Act of disporting; diversion; play. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • disportment — noun see disport II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disportment — disportˈment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑disport …   Useful english dictionary

  • disport — disportment, n. /di spawrt , spohrt /, v.t. 1. to divert or amuse (oneself). 2. to display (oneself) in a sportive manner: The picnickers disported themselves merrily on the beach. v.i. 3. to divert oneself; sport. n. 4. diversion; amusement;… …   Universalium

  • disport — I. noun Date: 14th century archaic sport, pastime II. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French desporter, to carry away, comfort, entertain, from des dis + porter to carry, from Latin portare more at fare Date: 14th century …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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