Frol"ic (?), a. [D. vroolijk; akin to G. frolich, fr. froh, OHG. fr, Dan. fro, OS. frh, cf. Icel. frr swift; all perh. akin to Skr. pru to spring up.]

Full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; full of pranks; frolicsome; gay; merry.

The frolic wind that breathes the spring. Milton.

The gay, the frolic, and the loud. Waller.


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Frol"ic, n.


A wild prank; a flight of levity, or of gayety and mirth.

He would be at his frolic once again. Roscommon.


A scene of gayety and mirth, as in lively play, or in dancing; a merrymaking.


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Frol"ic, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Frolicked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Frolicking.]

To play wild pranks; to play tricks of levity, mirth, and gayety; to indulge in frolicsome play; to sport.

Hither, come hither, and frolic and play. Tennyson.


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