Tuesday, December 11, 2001
Definitions for gambol
- To dance and skip about in play; to frolic.
- A skipping or leaping about in frolic.
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Citations for gambol
I've been told dolphins like to gambol in the waves in these waters, and that sighting them brings good luck.
The bad news is that while most of us gambol in the sun, there will be much wringing of hands in environment-hugging circles about global warming and climate change.
Origin of gambol
Gambol, earlier gambolde or gambalde, comes from Medieval French gambade, "a leaping or skipping," from Late Latin gamba, "hock (of a horse), leg," from Greek kampe, "a joint or bend."