Since that day I should be sorry to count up the number of men who have gambolled a longer or shorter distance on Draycott's road.
He never played and gambolled about with the other puppies of the camp.
Through this rich pasture Erica waded till she reached the tarn which fed the stream that gambolled down the ravine.
Here and there the heavens were flecked with fleecy clouds, which gambolled gently before the breeze.
Bare-legged boys flirted sweetly with ragged maidens, slept on stone steps, gambolled with dogs.
I am proud to think that not even sixty hill-men would have gambolled with a sahib in that disgraceful manner.
He slapped the belly of his horse Tyee, who gambolled away to the limit of his picket-rope.
They pelted each other with snow, and laughed and gambolled; their voices rang out clearly over the snowy plain.
Giles seized his and rolled it along the floor and gambolled after it.
Huz evidently approved this last sentiment, for he gambolled around the group, doing his doggish best to please.
"frolic, merrymaking," 1590s, originally gambolde "a leap or spring" (c.1500), from Middle French gambade (15c.), from Late Latin gamba "horse's hock or leg," from Greek kampe "a bending" (on notion of "a joint"), from PIE *kamp- "to bend" (see campus).
1580s; earlier gambade (c.1500), from Middle French gambader, from gambade (see gambol (n.)). Related: Gamboled; gamboling; gambolling.