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  • 41sport — {{11}}sport (n.) mid 15c., pleasant pastime, from SPORT (Cf. sport) (v.). Meaning game involving physical exercise first recorded 1520s. Original sense preserved in phrases such as in sport in jest (mid 15c.). Sense of stylish man is from 1861,… …

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  • 42play — [n1] theater piece comedy, curtain raiser*, drama, entertainment, farce, flop*, hit*, mask*, musical, one act*, opera, performance, potboiler*, show, smash*, smash hit*, stage show, theatrical, tragedy, turkey*; concept 263 play [n2] amusement,… …

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  • 43спорт — род. п. а. Из англ. sроrt – сокращения первонач. disport развлечение, забава , disport развлекать, забавляться; резвиться , ср. англ. disporten – то же из ст. франц. desporter, буквально относить, отвлекать (от работы) ; см. Хольтхаузен 61;… …

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  • 44спорт — Заимств. в XIX в. из англ. яз., где sport аббревиация disport (ср. Шура < Сашура) «развлечение, забава», производного от disport «развлекать, забавляться, играть», восходящего к франц. desporter «относить, отвлекать» (от работы) …

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  • 45English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …

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  • 46Groupe GIB — Le Groupe GIB (Grand Bazar, Innovation, Bon Marché) précédemment appelé GB Inno BM s.a. était le principal conglomérat belge du secteur de la grande distribution, comportant également quelques filiales à l étranger. Il s est construit suite à la… …

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  • 47sport — [14] Sport is short for disport [14]. This came from Anglo Norman desporter ‘carry away’, hence ‘divert’, a compound verb formed from the prefix des ‘apart’ and porter ‘carry’. The noun originally meant ‘amusement, recreation’, and it was not… …

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  • 48frolic — vb *play, sport, disport, rollick, romp, gambol frolic n play, sport, disport, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) Analogous words: *fun, jest, game, play, sport: caper, *prank, antic, monkeyshine, dido: levity, tightness, frivolity …

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  • 49gambol — n frolic, disport, play, sport, rollick, romp (see under PLAY vb) gambol vb frolic, disport, *play, sport, rollick, romp …

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  • 50rollick — vb frolic, disport, sport, *play, romp, gambol rollick n frolic, disport, sport, play, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) …

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  • 51romp — n frolic, rollick, gambol, disport, sport, play (see under PLAY vb) romp vb frolic, rollick, gambol, disport, sport, *play …

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  • 52sport — vb *play, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol Analogous words: divert, *amuse, recreate, entertain: *skip, bound, hop sport n 1 play, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) Analogous words: amusement, diversion, recreation …

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  • 53sport — ► NOUN 1) an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others. 2) informal a person who behaves in a good or specified way in response to teasing, defeat, etc. 3) success or pleasure …

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  • 54sporter — sport ► NOUN 1) an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others. 2) informal a person who behaves in a good or specified way in response to teasing, defeat, etc. 3) success or… …

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  • 55sport — [14] Sport is short for disport [14]. This came from Anglo Norman desporter ‘carry away’, hence ‘divert’, a compound verb formed from the prefix des ‘apart’ and porter ‘carry’. The noun originally meant ‘amusement, recreation’, and it was not… …

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  • 56Desport — De*sport , v. t. & i. See {Disport}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 57In sport — Sport Sport (sp[=o]rt), n. [Abbreviated from disport.] 1. That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement. [1913 Webster] It is as sport to a fool to do mischief. Prov. x. 23. [1913 Webster] Her sports were such as carried riches of… …

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  • 58Masquerade — Mas quer*ade , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Masqueraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Masquerading}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To assemble in masks; to take part in a masquerade. [1913 Webster] 2. To frolic or disport in disquise; to make a pretentious show of being what… …

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  • 59Masqueraded — Masquerade Mas quer*ade , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Masqueraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Masquerading}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To assemble in masks; to take part in a masquerade. [1913 Webster] 2. To frolic or disport in disquise; to make a pretentious show of… …

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  • 60Masquerading — Masquerade Mas quer*ade , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Masqueraded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Masquerading}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To assemble in masks; to take part in a masquerade. [1913 Webster] 2. To frolic or disport in disquise; to make a pretentious show of… …

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