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  • 61Play — Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …

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  • 62Played — Play Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …

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  • 63Playing — Play Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …

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  • 64Sport — (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 knowledge upon… …

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  • 65To play into a person's hands — Play Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …

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  • 66To play off — Play Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …

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  • 67To play upon — Play Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …

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  • 68Wallow — Wal low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wallowing}.] [OE. walwen, AS. wealwian; akin to Goth. walwjan (in comp.) to roll, L. volvere; cf. Skr. val to turn. [root]147. Cf. {Voluble Well}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To roll one s self… …

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  • 69Wallowed — Wallow Wal low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wallowing}.] [OE. walwen, AS. wealwian; akin to Goth. walwjan (in comp.) to roll, L. volvere; cf. Skr. val to turn. [root]147. Cf. {Voluble Well}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To roll one… …

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  • 70Wallowing — Wallow Wal low, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wallowing}.] [OE. walwen, AS. wealwian; akin to Goth. walwjan (in comp.) to roll, L. volvere; cf. Skr. val to turn. [root]147. Cf. {Voluble Well}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To roll one… …

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  • 71sport — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, to divert, disport, short for disporten Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. a. to amuse oneself ; frolic < lambs sporting in the meadow > b. to engage in a sport …

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  • 72disportment — noun see disport II …

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  • 73Спорт — (англ. sport, сокращение первоначально disport игра, развлечение)         система организации и проведения соревнований и учебно тренировочных занятий по различным комплексам физических упражнений; имеет целью, наряду с укреплением здоровья и&#8230; …

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  • 74Medieval dance — Dance with musicians, Tacuina sanitatis casanatensis (XIV century) Sources for an understanding of dance in Europe in the Middle Ages are limited and fragmentary, being composed of some depictions in paintings and illuminations, a few musical&#8230; …

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  • 75Ben Hecht — Infobox Actor name = Ben Hecht caption = Ben Hecht, 1948 birthdate = birth date|1894|2|28 birthplace = New York City, New York deathdate = death date and age|1964|4|18|1894|2|28 deathplace = New York City, New York spouse = Mary Armstrong (1916&#8230; …

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  • 76Speech to the Troops at Tilbury — The Speech to the Troops at Tilbury was delivered on 9 August Old Style, 19 August New Style 1588 by Queen Elizabeth I of England to the land forces earlier assembled at Tilbury in Essex in preparation of repelling the expected invasion by the&#8230; …

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  • 77Clerkenwell — Coordinates: 51°31′34″N 0°06′13″W / 51.52604°N 0.103475°W / 51.52604; 0.103475 …

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  • 78Real tennis — – one of several games sometimes called the sport of kings – is the original indoor racquet sport from which the modern game of lawn tennis (usually simply called tennis), is descended. It is also known as court tennis in the United States,[1]&#8230; …

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  • 79Erichthonius of Dardania — The mythical King Erichthonius of Dardania was the son of Dardanus or Darda, King of Dardania, and Batea, (although some legends say his mother was Olizone, descendant of Phineus). Fundamentally, all that is known of this Erichthonius comes from&#8230; …

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  • 80Phineas Pett — (November 1, 1570 August, 1647) was a shipwright and a member of the Pett dynasty.Family BackgroundBorn at Deptford Strond , he was the second son of Peter Pett of Deptford, his elder brother being named Joseph. Fuller, in his Worthies of England …

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