Definition of Disportment

1. n. Act of disporting; diversion; play.



Definition of Disportment

1. Noun. (obsolete) Act of disporting; diversion; play. ¹

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Definition of Disportment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disportment

disponers
dispones
disponge
disponged
disponges
disponging
disponing
dispope
dispoped
dispopes
dispoping
disporous
disported
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disportment (current term)
disportments
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disposabilities
disposability
disposable
disposable equipment
disposable income
disposable incomes
disposableness
disposables
disposal
disposal plant
disposall

Literary usage of Disportment

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1. Bird Watching by Edmund Selous (1901)
"But, besides this, these birds have another and most charming nuptial disportment. Sitting a deux in some high tree, one of them will every now and again ..."

2. Indianland and Wonderland: Once Roamed by the Savage Indian and the Shaggy by Olin Dunbar Wheeler (1894)
"It propels an enormous volume of water into the air, and from the fountain-like character of its disportment it takes its name. The basin of the Fountain ..."

3. Lectures on the History of English Literature by William Marvel Nevin (1895)
"... oppressed by their domineering land-holders, that these two natural qualities of their race have been allowed to have their full and free disportment. ..."

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