- a brown-speckled European lark, Alauda arvensis, famed for its melodious song.
- to frolic; sport: The children were skylarking on the beach.
Origin of skylark
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- an Old World lark, Alauda arvensis, noted for singing while hovering at a great height
- any of various Australian larks
- (intr) informal to romp or play jokes
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Word Origin and History for skylarker
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